Police: Man Dies After Assault In New Castle

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — A man who was found critically injured when officers responded to a report of an assault over the weekend has died, New Castle County police said Monday.

Officers responded to a report of an assault in the Mansion Park Townhouses community in New Castle on Friday night. When they arrived, police said they found a 58-year-old man with major trauma to the head. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition, police said.

The man died on Saturday evening, police said.

Detectives from the criminal investigations unit are investigating. The investigation is very active and police said more updates are expected.