(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 Homicide Squad have identified the victim as 32-year-old Dimary Vasquez-Rolon.
Her ex-husband, 36-year-old Carlos Ferrer-Vasquez was taken into custody this morning and arrested.
He was charged with: one count felony Murder First Degree Intentionally Caused Death of Another Person, on count felony Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, one count Criminal Contempt of a Domestic Violence Protective Order, and one count felony Possession or Control of a Deadly Weapon By Person Prohibited. He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and held in lieu of $275,000 cash only bail.
This incident remains an ongoing investigation. 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.
Additionally, 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.