Police release the name of Bridgeville homicide victim

BRIDGEVILLE — Authorities on Friday publicly identified James B. Bradt, 45, of Bridgeville, as the homicide victim located in a vehicle two days earlier.

Mr. Bradt was found dead with gunshot wounds when discovered by Delaware State Police in the driver’s seat of a blue Honda Civic. Police were called to the scene in the 11000 block of Evans Drive for a shots fired report at 11:22 a.m. The vehicle was found parked in a lightly wooded area near the road, spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said.

Mr. Bradt was taken to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford and then turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science, police said.

Investigation continued and police asked anyone with information to call Detective J. King at 741-2821. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, or online at delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

Reach staff writer Craig Anderson at canderson@newszap.com

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