Police identify homicide victim

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UPDATED STORY: Police identify Dover man as suspect in 2015 homicide

WOODSIDE EAST, DELAWARE (3/28/2015) State police have released the name of a 44-year-old Dover man shot to death in the Meadowbrook Acres community late Friday.

The body of Richard L. Jacobs Jr. was found in the driver’s seat of a 1998 Ford Escort in the first block of Grays Lane as troopers investigated a report of shots fired about 11:20 p.m.

An autopsy by the Office of Forensic Science determined his death was a homicide by multiple gunshot wounds.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact Detective William Porter at 302-531-5892.

Tips also may be submitted anonymously through Delaware Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards, at 800-847-3333 or www.tipsubmit.com.

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