Saturday January 3, 2015 the body of Matthew Ornstein, of Chevy Chase, Md., was found in a room at Days Inn, Churchman’s Road, Newark, Delaware. State police said that medics found the body inside the tent on top of his bed, and several small propane canisters as a source of lighting.
Delaware State Police and the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to assume the investigation. Detectives removed Ornstein’s body with assistance from the state Department of Safety and Homeland Security’s Division of Forensic Science.
Source of information: Delaware State Police Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale.
Witness account: “I was in the area and heard the commotion of many, many firetrucks and what turned out to be a Homeland Security vehicle.”