Danielle Mehlman murder suspect found dead several states away
UPDATE: Check out the latest story which reveals a few of the details of Danielle Mehlman out partying with Pawan Kumar, her killer — read it here.
The man Delaware State Police called a suspect in the murder of a Bucks County mother inside a Dewey Beach, Delaware motel room over the weekend was found dead in North Jersey Tuesday.
The three-state saga started with the murder of Danielle Mehlman, 26, at the Atlantic Oceanside Motel was Pawan Kumar, 26, of the Stratford Apartments on the 3000 block of Naamans Road in Wilmington, police said.
Police say that Kumar – who was dating Mehlman according to her family — was found dead at the Belleville Motor Lodge in Essex County, New Jersey.
PhillyBurbs.com chronicles the story:
Mehlman, 26, was killed Monday by Pawan Kumar, 26, of Wilmington, Del., in the Atlantic Oceanside Motel along Route 1 in Dewey Beach, state police said.
Her body was found by a motel cleaning woman, they added.
Authorities said Mehlman’s murder was the first in Dewey Beach since the town was incorporated in 1981, the Reading Eagle reported.