- Associated Press - Friday, January 29, 2016

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - New Castle County Police say a man was found slain in a home in the Mallard Pointe community and authorities are looking for a person of interest.

Officers doing a welfare check late Thursday in the 900 block of Eider Court found the body of 47-year-old Shawn Spence of New Castle. The department said in a news release Spence was found on the first floor of the home and had suffered significant physical injury.

An autopsy conducted Division of Forensic Science found the manner of death to be a homicide.

Police are looking for 52-year-old Gregory Parker, who lives at the home where Spence’s body was found.

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