MCPO Announces Death Investigation in Dover

Published on August 29, 2021

Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, and Dover Police Department Chief Jonathan Delaney announce an investigation regarding a deceased male located on West Blackwell Street, Dover, NJ on August 29, 2021.

At approximately 7:40 a.m. on Sunday, August 29, 2021, Dover Police Officers responded to the area of West Blackwell Street and Randolph Avenue in Dover on the report of a male lying on the sidewalk.  On arrival, they located a deceased male.  The victim’s name and identity will not be released at this time.

Police have identified a person of interest.  The investigation is active and ongoing.  No further information will be released at this time in order to protect the integrity of the investigation.  There is no perceived threat to the public at this time.

Numerous law enforcement agencies have participated in this investigation, including members of the Dover Police Department, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office, and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 973-285-6200, the Dover Police Department at 973-366-2200, or Morris County Crime Stoppers at 973-267-2255.  Persons reporting any information may remain anonymous.  Information on how to leave an anonymous call or text message can be found at the Crime Stoppers Program website at

Any press inquiries should be directed to the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at [email protected]


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