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Arrest in Harrington Murder Case

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HARRINGTON, Del. –Delaware State Police arrested a 17-year-old teen in connection with the death of his father.

Troopers responded to a home on 4822 Park Brown Road at 9:45 a.m. on Dec. 11.

A Harrington officer arrived on-scene first. Police say the officer was contacted by two of the resident's co-workers, who were concerned about the 41-year-old male resident who hadn't shown up for work for days.

When they initially arrived at the house, police say the two spoke with the man's teenage son who claimed he may have killed his father.

After placing the 17-year-old in custody, the officer entered the home and found the victim's body.

Police say Todd E. Ramsey, 41, was pronounced dead at the scene by county paramedics. According to police, he died from an undetermined wound to the upper torso. The Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security Division of Forensic Science will perform an autopsy to determine the exact cause and manner of death.

Seth H. Ramsey, 17, was transported to Troop 3 near Camden where he was charged with first-degree murder and possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony. He was then transported to Stevenson Detention House in Milford where he is being held without bail.

Detectives are still investigating to determine the circumstances surrounding this incident. Police say no motive has been established.


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