(Wilmington DE, 19805) This morning (April 23) at approximately 12:23 a.m., officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Robinson Lane, in Maryland Park Apartments for reports of a stabbing.
Several patrol units arrived at the scene very quickly and located a victim who had several stab wounds to her upper torso. Lifesaving efforts were initiated; however, the victim was later pronounced deceased after being transported to an area hospital.
Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.
The detectives were able to identify a suspect who had fled the scene in a vehicle. After being contacted, the male suspect returned to the scene with an acquaintance and was immediately taken into custody.
This in an ongoing investigation and additional releases will be forthcoming. At this time there are no additional suspects being sought. However, if you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Det Eugene Reid (Eugene.Reid@newcastlede.gov. ) or New Castle County Division of Police at (302) 395-8110.
Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com.,or (IM) on the New Castle County Division of Police Facebook page. Citizens can also submit a tip anonymously by text. Send a text to 847411 with NCCDE in the text field and your tip.
If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a violent crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit/ is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.