Earlier today, in Chester, Pennsylvania, Michael Toombs, was apprehended by members of the US Marshal’s Service and officers from the Chester Police Department.

(Chester, PA) Michael Toombs was wanted for the murder of 42-year-old, Roger Williams of Newark, which occurred on December 12th of 2019.

Toombs will remain in custody in Pennsylvania pending extradition to Delaware for trial.

“First, I want to again extend our condolences to the Williams family for their tragic loss.”, stated Colonel Vaughn M. Bond, Jr. “Secondly, I want to thank our Federal Law Enforcement partners who worked tirelessly alongside us to locate the suspect. This is yet another example that the police can not solve crimes alone. We need help and involvement from the community. I am proud that we have members of the community who are willing to assist us during these difficult investigations. Absent their willingness to get involved this family would not have the answers they desperately deserve.”

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation or any other homicide investigations, please contact Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Police. A reward of up to $1,000.00 is available to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of those responsible for violent crimes being investigated by this agency.

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.