Woman Stabbed To Death In Her Newark Home, Boyfriend Jumps In Front Of Train Before Being Arrested

Newark – The Newark Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit obtained arrest warrants for Rondell Veal for Murder 1st Degree and Possession of a Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, according to Newark Police.  Rondell Veal, 36, of Westfield Drive, Newark,  is currently being held in New York City after being located in a hospital by NYPD.

The investigation began as a check on the welfare when officers responded to a residence on Westfield Drive on September 22, 2017 at approximately 11:45 p.m. Officers made entry into the residence and located the body of an adult female who had suffered multiple stab wounds. The victim was identified as 34-year-old Sherrie L. Campbell of Westfield Drive in Newark. The investigation by detectives quickly focused on Campbell’s boyfriend, Rondell Veal. Detectives and Crime Scene Officers were able to gather evidence linking Veal to the crime, according to police.

At approximately 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 23rd, detectives obtained arrest and search warrants focusing on Veal. Detectives learned that Veal may have fled to New York City and subsequently contacted NYPD to assist in locating Veal. On Sunday, September 24th, Veal was located in a hospital suffering from self-inflicted injuries, after being struck by a train in an apparent suicide attempt.

Rondell Veal

Newark Detectives are currently in New York City continuing this investigation.

Chief Paul Tiernan commended the efforts of the responding officers and detectives who worked tirelessly to bring this case to a successful resolution.

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Anyone with additional information regarding this incident should contact Detective Daniel Bystricky at 302-366-7100 extension 3136 or Dbystricky@newark.de.us

You can send an anonymous text message tip by texting 302NPD and your message to TIP411. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1‐800‐TIP‐3333 or via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com where a reward may be available.

Newark – The Newark Police Criminal Investigations Unit is currently conducting a homicide investigation after an adult female was found deceased in a residence on Westfield Drive in Newark, according to Newark Police.

The investigation began as a check on the welfare when officers responded to a residence on Westfield Drive on September 22, 2017 at approximately 11:45 p.m. Officers made entry into the residence and located the body of an adult female who had suffered significant injuries. The female was pronounced deceased at the scene. Her body was turned over to the Division of Forensic Science where an autopsy will be conducted. The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.

This incident is being investigated as isolated with no threat of safety to the community or involvement of university students, said police

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident should contact Detective Daniel Bystricky at 302-366-7100 extension 3136 or Dbystricky@newark.de.us

You can send an anonymous text message tip by texting 302NPD and your message to TIP411. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1‐800‐TIP‐3333 or via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com where a reward may be available

Image Credits: Newark Police

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