Arthur Stelts

Vineland police are asking residents for information regarding a 66-year-old man who was found injured in his home May 5 under suspicious circumstances and died on Thursday.

Police said they went to the home of Arthur Stelts on May 5 on Landis Avenue and found him with suspicious injuries. He was taken to Inspira Medical Center and later transported to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, where he died Thursday.

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Police have ruled his death a homicide.

Police and the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office are working on the investigation and no further details have been released.

Anyone with information on how Stelts was injured can contact Detective M. Fransko of the Vineland Police Department at 856-691-4111 ext. 4139. Information can be sent anonymously by calling Vineland Crime Stoppers at 856-691-0345 or texting tips to Vineland Police Department at “847411” and using the keyword “VPDTIP.”

Senior copy editor for the Press of Atlantic City. Have worked as a reporter, copy editor and news editor with the paper since 1985. A graduate of the University of Delaware.

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