DSP: Millsboro cab driver was murdered

By Frank Gerace 7:45pm, August 21, 2014 - Updated 12:34pm, August 22, 2014
State police have identified a Sussex County cab driver found dead in his cab Wednesday night and classified his death as a murder.

Police say 45-year-old William Toomey's body was found in the cab on the shoulder of Country Living Road in Millsboro.

Police aren't saying how Toomey was killed, but a fellow cabbie wants answers.

"We're all trying to figure out what he did. I know that he told a coworker he was going home, and he lives in Long Neck. So by the time he left the beach area to somewhere near long neck, something diverted him whether he was carjacked or picked somebody up along the road," Barbara told our sister station Delaware 105.9

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If you saw anything between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday, police are asking you to call homicide detective Mark Ryde at 302.299.6102 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

"I can't believe this. This is terrible news, terrible. I hope that anyone who say anything between Route 1 in Rehoboth to Millsboro, with this taxi, and it is a bright orange minivan, #15, will report anything," she said.

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