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Police ID Body Found Along Walking Trail In Delaware

BEAR, Del. (CBS) – Police are investigating after the body of a male was found along a walking trail in a wooded area of Bear, Delaware.

The body was found on Oct. 23, 2014 around 7:53 a.m. near the 200 block of Rickey Boulevard when a passerby walking on the trail there spotted it.

Police later confirmed the man is 19-year-old Brenton A. Mauk from Bear and foul play is not suspected in his death. An autopsy revealed no signs of foul play and toxicology reports are pending.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at Troop 2 at 302-834-2630 Extension #9 or via the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at: Information can also be passed to police at 1-800-TIP-3333 or by using

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