Claymont murder victim was beaten with bat, police say

Claymont murder investigation

February 27, 2013 2:37:18 PM PST
Police say a man beaten to death in Claymont, Delaware was attacked with a baseball bat.

Investigators released a photo of a bat like the one used to kill the man, 43-year-old Wayne Capelli.

Cappelli's body was discovered by a passerby near a home in the 2100 block of Delaview Avenue just before 8:00 a.m. on February 16th.

Investigators believe he was attacked the previous Saturday night at or near that location. Cappelli died from blunt force trauma to his upper body.

Anyone with information about the murder is asked to contact police 302-395-8110.