Chirdon

A Lincoln man is facing charges related to the death of his 34-year-old son in July.

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Lincoln- The Delaware State Police have charged 62-year-old David B. Chirdon in connection with the death of his son.

The incident occurred on July 10, 2019 at approximately 8:26 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to a residence in the 15000 block of Winner Circle, Lincoln, for a death investigation. Upon arrival, Troopers located 34-year-old Brian Chirdon suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to the Sussex Bayhealth Hospital in Milford, and later transferred to the Christiana Hospital where he succumbed to his injury.

On August 19, 2019, a Sussex County grand jury indicted David Chirdon, charging him with Manslaughter and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony.

On August 20, 2019, David Chirdon turned himself in at Troop 4. He was arraigned at the Sussex County Superior Court and released after posting $40,000.00 secured bond.