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  • Police identify human remains found in Lincoln

  • Delaware State Police have identified the human remains found June 18 in a stream bed in Lincoln, Del., as 32-year-old Milford resident Edwin Montecinos.
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  • Delaware State Police have identified the human remains found June 18 in a stream bed in Lincoln, Del., as 32-year-old Milford resident Edwin Montecinos.
    Police said three juvenile boys found what appeared to be human bones as they walked along the railroad tracks near the 8200 block of Front Street in Lincoln on June 18. Police said the remains were located west of the railroad tracks in a wooded area at the north end of Front Street.
    After police were notified by the mother of one of the boys, the decomposed human remains were removed from the scene and turned over to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy and were identified as Montecinos.
    The time and cause of death is yet to be determined.
    Delaware State Police detectives will continue their investigation to determine circumstances surrounding this incident.
    If anyone has information about Edwin Montecinos they are asked to contact Detective John King at (302) 856-5850, ext. 208 or by utilizing the DSP Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at www.delaware.gov/apps. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the Internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip via text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."
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