Man shot to death in Darley Woods is identified

New Castle County police are investigating a homicide in the Darley Woods neighborhood in Brandywine Hundred. (Photo: Delaware Free News)

BRANDYWINE HUNDRED, DELAWARE (12/20/2016) A death this evening in the Darley Woods neighborhood is under investigation by New Castle County police.

A 911 caller reported the male victim was unconscious on the sidewalk along the 1000 block of Linda Road at 5:50 p.m., Cpl. Tracey Duffy said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by New Castle County paramedics.

The man was later identified as identified Jakeith Latham, 34, of  the first block of Newkirk St. in Clayton, New Jersey.

Police said he died from a gunshot wound to the upper body.

Police asked anyone with information to call 302-573-2800.

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