Human remains found near Selbyville identified

March 16, 2020

A Laurel man has been identified in connection with human skeletal remains found in a wooded area near Selbyville.

The Delaware Division of Forensic Science identified the remains belonging to David T. Hickey, 36, said Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe of the Delaware State Police. 

Troopers responded to Polly Branch Road just north of Roxana Road March 2 after an individual discovered human remains in a wooded area, Jaffe said.

The cause and manner of death remains under investigation. Jaffe said there does not appear to be any suspicious circumstances related to this death, and there is no concern for public safety at this time.

Anyone with information in reference to this case is asked to contact, Troop 4 Major Crimes Unit, Detective K. Archer at 302-856-5850, Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or at