John Paul Cook

Case Number: 32-96-112374

John Paul Cook

Victim: John Paul Cook, 37-year-old male

Murdered on: Saturday, September 21, 1996

Location: 5Ashkirk Place Newark, De 19702

Investigation Details:

The victim, along with his girlfriend and son were in the residence. At approximately 8:30 pm, the suspects came in the front door of the residence and confronted the victims. The child received non-life threatening injuries. After a struggle, the victim was shot multiple times causing his death.


If you have any information regarding this case, please contact the Cold Case Homicide Squad directly:

Det. Brian Shahan: BShahan@nccde.org  (302) 395-2781

Glenn Davis: GLDavis@nccde.org  (302) 395-8216

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