Police on Monday identified the man whose body was found alongside a road near Magnolia over the weekend.
Police discovered the body of Jonathan A. Grioli, a 25-year-old resident of Clayton, on the side of Autumn Moon Lane, south of Walnut Shade Road, about 4 a.m. Saturday, after receiving a report of a person lying in the roadway.
Grioli was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
His body was taken to the state medical examiner's office, where an autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death.
Police said an investigation is continuing and no further information is available at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call Delaware State Police Sgt. David Weaver at (302) 741-2801 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333.
Anonymous information also can be provided online at www.tipsubmit.com or by texting 274637 (CRIMES) and starting your message with the keyword "DSP."