Delaware State Police Seeking Public’s Assistance Locating Murder Suspect

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Delaware State Police is seeking the public’s assistance with locating 27-year-old Alan Alancantara of Bridgeville, DE, who is wanted for Murder.

On June 9, 2023, at approximately 11:14 p.m., the Bridgeville Police Department was dispatched to 309 Cedar Street, Bridgeville for a missing person complaint. The ensuing investigation revealed a 52-year-old male who resides at the residence with two others, could not be located and there were signs of a violent confrontation in the house. Upon the reporting person responding home, he observed one of the occupants of the residence, identified as Alan Alancantara flee the scene in a 2006 blue Honda Civic.

The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit assumed the investigation and continues to attempt to locate the missing person. Through crime scene examination and further investigative leads, investigators identified Alan Alancantara as the suspect, and obtained an arrest warrant for Murder First Degree. No further details of this investigation will be released at this time.

Alancantara is believed to be operating a 2006 blue Honda Civic, similar to the picture below.

Suspect Vehicle

Anyone with information regarding Alan Alancantara’s whereabouts should contact Detective D. Grassi with Delaware State Police Homicide Unit by calling 302-365-8441 or emailing [email protected]. Information may also be provided by sending a Private Facebook Message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at [email protected]

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell

Released: 061023  1513



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