Police investigate Ellendale homicide

August 27, 2020

Delaware State Police are investigating a homicide that happened in the early morning of Aug. 27 in Ellendale.

Troopers were dispatched to the 12000 block of North Old State Road at 3:25 a.m. for a report of a subject shot outside a residence, and found Qualeel Westcott, 25,, of Milford dead from one gunshot wound to the upper body, said Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper of the Delaware State Police.

At this time, she said, there is no suspect information.

This investigation is active and ongoing, Pepper said, and additional information will be provided when available.

Anyone with information in reference to this incident is asked to contact Detective M. Csapo at 302-741-2729. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword DSP.

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