Murder USA: Erick Morton charged with 5th murder of the year for Dover

Erick Morton Charged with 5th Dover Murder of 2015
DOVER, DEL. – Another gunman has been charged with murder in the City of Dover, according to Cpl. Mark Hoffman of the Dover Police. Charged with murder in the first degree is Erick Morton, 29, of Magnolia, Del.
The Dover Police arrest of Morgan was in connection with the Simon Circle homicide that occurred on July 13th. The arrest occurred on Monday afternoon, when Erick Morton reported to the Dover Probation and Parole office for a routine check-in appointment.
MoErick Morton Charged with 5th Murder of Year for Doverrton was taken into custody without incident and brought to the Dover Police Department for questioning and later charged with the murder of 35-year-old Jamal Weeks. Morton is being held at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on the following charges:
-Murder 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm during Commission of a Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Possession of Ammo by Person Prohibited
-Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
The murder occurred at approximately 2:17AM in the 900 block of West North Street. Jamal Weeks, 35, was shot by an unknown suspect, and later died as a result of his injuries. Detectives from the Dover Police Department have been interviewing potential witnesses and residents in the area and are working towards identifying a suspect. This is the fifth homicide in the City of Dover in the 2015 calendar year.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App.

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