Joseph Braun

Case Number: 32-85-042775
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 Victim:  Joseph F. Braun

Murdered on: June 26, 1985

Location: 1100 Blk. Hearn Road, Fairfax, Wilmington, De.

Investigation Details: The victim was found deceased in his home by his neighbor who responded to check on the victim’s welfare. The victim had not been seen for several days and was found bludgeoned to death inside the residence. The victim’s vehicle was taken and later recovered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.



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Det. Brian Shahan:  (302) 395-2781

Glenn Davis:  (302) 395-8216

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