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DOJ Prosecutors Secure Two Murder Convictions

Other defendants face sentences for child pornography and vehicular homicide charges A Superior Court jury convicted a 26-year-old New Castle man of first degree murder in connection with a 2017 shooting. Deputy Attorneys General Joseph Grubb and Michael Cooksey secured the verdict for Shaheed Matthews. In December 2017, Matthews fatally shot Antoine Terry, 23, of […]




Newark Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Death of Girlfriend

Other defendants face sentencing for assault, weapons, robbery, firearm charges A Newark man pleaded guilty but mentally ill to Murder Second Degree and Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony for the September 2017 stabbing death of his girlfriend, Sherrie Campbell. Rondell Veal, 38, is scheduled to be sentenced in September […]




Amended Complaint Asserts Walgreens’ Liability in Opioid Epidemic

In a recent court filing in Delaware’s ongoing civil lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry over the prescription opioid crisis, the State asserts Walgreens’ liability for its role in the addiction epidemic as both a pharmacy and a distributor and seeks to add Walgreens to the list of manufacturer and distributor defendants. An amended complaint filed […]




Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Girlfriend to Death

A 53-year-old Wilmington man pleaded guilty to the 2018 stabbing death of his girlfriend. In January 2018, Kevin Dyton repeatedly stabbed and slit the throat of 58-year-old Annette Henry in the apartment the two shared on the 1600 block of West Fourth Street. Dyton fled from the apartment after the stabbing, and was arrested after […]




2017 Murder in Bear Sends Man to Prison for Life

Arsonist sentenced for torching historic home; other defendants enter guilty pleas in shootings A 2017 murder resulted in life in prison for a 26-year-old New Castle man. Deputy Attorneys General Danielle Brennan and William Leonard prosecuted the case against Elder Saavedra. In March 2017, Saavedra killed 23-year-old Lester Mateo of Penns Grove, NJ outside of […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Delaware Department of Justice"

DOJ Prosecutors Secure Two Murder Convictions

Other defendants face sentences for child pornography and vehicular homicide charges A Superior Court jury convicted a 26-year-old New Castle man of first degree murder in connection with a 2017 shooting. Deputy Attorneys General Joseph Grubb and Michael Cooksey secured the verdict for Shaheed Matthews. In December 2017, Matthews fatally shot Antoine Terry, 23, of […]




Newark Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Death of Girlfriend

Other defendants face sentencing for assault, weapons, robbery, firearm charges A Newark man pleaded guilty but mentally ill to Murder Second Degree and Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony for the September 2017 stabbing death of his girlfriend, Sherrie Campbell. Rondell Veal, 38, is scheduled to be sentenced in September […]




Amended Complaint Asserts Walgreens’ Liability in Opioid Epidemic

In a recent court filing in Delaware’s ongoing civil lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry over the prescription opioid crisis, the State asserts Walgreens’ liability for its role in the addiction epidemic as both a pharmacy and a distributor and seeks to add Walgreens to the list of manufacturer and distributor defendants. An amended complaint filed […]




Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Girlfriend to Death

A 53-year-old Wilmington man pleaded guilty to the 2018 stabbing death of his girlfriend. In January 2018, Kevin Dyton repeatedly stabbed and slit the throat of 58-year-old Annette Henry in the apartment the two shared on the 1600 block of West Fourth Street. Dyton fled from the apartment after the stabbing, and was arrested after […]




2017 Murder in Bear Sends Man to Prison for Life

Arsonist sentenced for torching historic home; other defendants enter guilty pleas in shootings A 2017 murder resulted in life in prison for a 26-year-old New Castle man. Deputy Attorneys General Danielle Brennan and William Leonard prosecuted the case against Elder Saavedra. In March 2017, Saavedra killed 23-year-old Lester Mateo of Penns Grove, NJ outside of […]