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Seaford Couple Found Decomposing in Home Identified


SEAFORD, Del.— Delaware State Police found a couple dead inside their residence and say the couple had been deceased for some time.

Police discovered Raymond P. Bell and Miriam A. Bell, both 62 years old, dead and decomposing in the bathroom of their home in the Clearbrooke Estates neighborhood of north Seaford off Alternate Rt. 13.

Police say the husband and wife were found on Thursday, Oct. 2 around 2:30 p.m. after a male friend of the couple informed police he was concerned for their safety after he made several unsuccessful attempts of contact the couple.

The Delaware Division of Forensic Science removed the bodies form the residence and will perform a full autopsy with hopes of recognizing the cause and manner of the deaths. According to police, foul play is not suspected at this time.

An ongoing investigation is being conducted by detectives, according to DSP.

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