North Carolina man found dead in Lincoln

Delaware State Police Homicide Unit investigating
August 1, 2022

The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is conducting a criminal investigation in the Lincoln area.

About 1:30 a.m., July 31, troopers responded to the area of Staytonville Road west of North Union Church Road for a report of a subject lying near the roadway. Troopers arrived on scene and found Jose Santiago-Zamora Jimenez, 40, of Charlotte, N.C., dead. The investigation is ongoing.

The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is actively investigating this incident. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective A. Bluto by calling 302-741-2859. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police, or by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with the victim’s name.  

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