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Kent County Man Indicted for Murder of Wife

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice DOJ Press Releases

A Kent County Grand Jury has indicted 32-year-old Cortez Hamilton on charges of first degree murder, possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Hamilton is charged with the death of his wife, Keisha Hamilton, who has been missing since Jan. 10, 2015.

Hamilton, who was arrested in Indiana on Jan. 10, 2015 on charges of assault, possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child was extradited back to Delaware on January 22nd, and sent to the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on a $402,000 cash bond. He was indicted on the new charges Monday, April 6, 2015 following an investigation by Delaware State Police.

Hamilton’s wife, Keisha Hamilton is still missing, but prosecutors believe there is sufficient evidence to bring the murder charge.

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