31-year-old woman stabbed to death in Wilmington park

Woman’s body was found inside portable toilet at Kirkwood Park in Wilmington. (Photo: Delaware Free News)

UPDATED STORY: Wilmington man charged in murder of woman

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE (10/2/2017) A 31-year-old woman was found stabbed to death Sunday in a portable toilet in Kirkwood Park in Wilmington, city police said.

A man walking his dog discovered the body at the east end of the park at 11th and Spruce streets about 9:30 a.m.

The victim was covered in blood and had suffered several stab wounds, police said.

Police said the witness had seen feet protruding from the portable toilet and went home for his phone, then returned to the park with his girlfriend. They then called police.

Detectives are still investigating the crime and asked anyone with information to call Detective McKenzie Kirlin at (302) 576-3653.

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