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Woman Found Dead In Dewey Beach Motel Room, Police Release Photo Of Person Of Interest

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credit: Delaware State Police

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DEWEY BEACH, Del. (CBSDC/AP) — A woman has been found dead inside a Dewey Beach motel room, and police are investigating it as a homicide.

Police say the young woman was found dead by a cleaning lady Monday morning inside a ground-floor room at the Atlantic Oceanside Motel on Coastal Highway.

The Dewey Beach police have called in the Delaware State Police to investigate. Detectives on Monday evening released surveillance photographs of a person of interest, saying they were looking to question a young man who appears to be in his mid-20s.

Photos of person of interest

Dewey Beach, located between Rehoboth Beach and Bethany Beach along Delaware’s Eastern Shore, is a popular summertime destination — especially for college students and young adults.

Police ask anyone that is able to identify the person of interest to contact Det. Chambers at 302-856-5850 ext. 206 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. Information may also be provided via the internet at tipsubmit.com

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