Dover Man Charged With Murder In Stabbing Death Wednesday

Detectives from the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit have arrested a Dover man for murder following a Wednesday morning stabbing, according to Senior Corporal Leonard DeMalto.

DeMalto said that on August 24, 2022, at approximately 4:10 a.m., troopers responded to the Planter’s Run apartment complex in Dover regarding a stabbing incident. Upon their arrival, troopers contacted the 33-year-old male victim in a vehicle in the parking lot who was suffering from stab wounds.

The victim was transported from the scene to an area hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased. The investigation revealed that the victim had been involved in a dispute in the parking lot with another subject, later identified as Robert Webb-Asare, 33, of Dover said DeMalto.

During the confrontation, Webb-Asare produced a knife and stabbed the victim before he fled the scene into a residence prior to the arrival of police, according to DeMalto. Webb-Asare was later located by detectives and taken into custody without incident.

He was transported to Troop 3 and charged with the following crimes:

Murder First Degree (Felony)
Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
Webb-Asare was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $1,060,000 cash bond.

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