Delaware Police Investigating Discovery of Human Remains Near Firefly Music Festival

State police are investigating the discovery skeletal human remains found in a wooded area near Firefly Music Festival, just outside Delaware’s capital city, Dover.

Authorities say the remains were discovered in a wooded area east Leipsic Road near Marley Lane about 7 p.m. Thursday (June 15) by a person attending the Firefly Music Festival, an annual summer festival held on the grounds Dover International Speedway. 

Detectives responded to the wooded area, which a local news website reported was about half a mile from Firefly’s main entrance, and confirmed them to be human skeletal remains.

The Delaware Division Forensic Science was contacted and is currently assisting with the investigation.

Further details were not immediately available.