Names Released in Milford Incident


imagesThe Delaware State Police released the names of the homicide victim as Clarence L. “Pete” Short and the suspect who committed suicide as Lorenzo Johnson.

At approximately 7:25 pm Sunday evening the Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team (SORT) made entry into the residence and located the body of Lorenzo Johnson who had died as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

According to police, Clarence Short was found lying in the yard earlier in the day and was transported to Milford Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead from gunshot wounds to the upper torso.

Delaware State Police Homicide Detectives are continuing their investigation into this incident.