Man Found Dead in Taxi

A man was found dead inside a taxicab near Millsboro this evening and police are trying to determine if it is suspicious.

[UPDATE 8/21 9:15 a.m.] Delaware State Police say they are investigating the death as being suspicious.

[ORIGINAL] Police are investigating the death of a man who was discovered in a taxi along side of the road on Country Living Road near Hardscrabble Road in the Millsboro area around 10 p.m. Wednesday.

According to one source, the man was discovered face down, with possibly some minor facial injury.  He had been dead for several hours and witnesses said they had seen the taxi there earlier in the evening.  The vehicle’s engine was still idling and the man was on the passenger’s side.

No word yet from the state police if this is suspicious.



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Alan Henney

Written by Alan Henney

Alan Henney is a lifelong Rehoboth Beach seasonal visitor although born and raised in Washington, D.C. He worked several years in D.C. TV news and has been writing the “Rehoboth Weekend Update” for more than 15 years. He earned a BA in journalism with honors and an MBA in computer info systems, both from George Washington Univ. He is also a diehard radio geek. If you have a news story or question, please e-mail him at