Police say the victim was a 36-year-old Milford man, Thomas M. Bunting Jr.

The Delaware State Police are releasing the name of the male subject that was found deceased Tuesday morning and the suspect who has been arrested in connection with his death.

 The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Thomas M. Bunting Jr. of Milford.

At 7:26 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, troopers were called to the rear grounds of the John Dickinson Plantation Mansion House located at 340 Kitts Hummock Road for the report of an unresponsive subject.

Troopers located a man on the ground with multiple suspected stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene by responding paramedics. 

While detectives from the homicide unit were conducting their investigation, they were informed by the Harrington Police Department that the victim’s vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation in the town limits. The driver, 25-year-old Malcolm A. Casson of Dover, was taken into custody without incident and transported to Troop 3.

Casson was charged with murder 1st and possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony. He was arraigned out of the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $1,060,000 secured bond.