Seth Kinderman

Seth Kinderman, 25, was sentenced on July 1, 2022 for the December 20, 2016 murder of 34-year-old Jakeith Latham in Claymont, Delaware.

Investigators say that Kinderman had arranged a meeting to sell Latham diabetic test strips where he shot him. Latham’s body was found on the sidewalk near the 1000 block of Linda Road. He had been killed by a gunshot wound to his upper body. Kinderman then attempted to discard and burn Latham’s vehicle.

The FGG investigation was conducted by Parabon Nanolabs in partnership with the New Castle County Police Department.

Kinderman was charged on December 5, 2018. He pled guilty to second-degree murder, attempted robbery, and possession of a firearm. He was sentenced on July 1, 2022 in New Castle County Superior Court to 38 years in prison.


First State Update. “Darley Woods Cold Case Murder Defendant Gets 38 Years in Prison.” First State Update, July 6, 2022. Accessed May 2, 2023.

McAneny, DJ. “Wilmington Man Gets 38 Year for Killing Victim During 2016 Parking Lot Diabetic Testing Strip Sale.”, July 5, 2022. Accessed May 2, 2023.

Wilson, Xerxes. “Cold Case Murder Defendant Gets 38-Year Sentence.” Delaware Online, July 5, 2022. Last Modified July 7, 2022. Accessed May 2, 2023.



First Name Seth
Last Name Kinderman
Other Names
Victims 1 (Details)
IGG Started 2018-00-00
Case Cleared 2018-12-05
IGG Org Parabon


Case ID Name Age Case Opened Location Investigating Org Most Serious Charge Disposition Court
1913 Jakeith Latham 34 2016-12-20 Claymont, DE New Castle CO PD Second degree murder Guilty plea entered by defendant New Castle CO SUP CT

Last updated: February 9, 2024

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Case data and narrative licensed under CC BY 4.0: Dowdeswell, Tracey (2023), “Forensic Genetic Genealogy Project v. 2022”, Mendeley Data, V1, doi: 10.17632/jcycgvhm96.1. All other content, including photos, have been added.