UPDATE: According to news reports, police have made two arrests in the case, and are no longer searching for the person of interest.
Dover police are investigating a Monday, September 17th incident that resulted in the death of 59-year-old Michael Gklotsos, who has been identified in reports as the owner of Dover’s Hollywood Diner and part-owner of the Milford Diner. Police have identified the case as a homicide by strangulation and a possible home invasion.
Police report that they responded to a female caller who reported that she had been abducted from a residence in the 100 block of Acorn Lane and was released unharmed. The female further advised police that a male subject at the residence was assaulted during what she reported to be a home invasion. Officers responded to the address in the 100 block of Acorn lane and reportedly discovered the 59 year old male victim deceased inside the residence. Police have released a photo (above) of a person of interest in the case.
Anyone with information about the incident or the photograph is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111.
Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at www.tipsubmit.com.