Felton Man Charged With Murdering Wife Friday

The Delaware State Police have arrested 55-year-old Leon Reynolds, of Felton, for the murder of his wife, Virginia Reynolds.

On January 26, 2024, at approximately 6:21 a.m., troopers were dispatched to a residence on Andrews Lake Road in Felton for an unresponsive woman.

When troopers arrived, they observed a 55-year-old woman, identified as Virginia Reynolds, unresponsive with several injuries to her body. Troopers began life-saving efforts until the victim was turned over to EMS. The victim was taken to an area hospital by ambulance where she died from her injuries. Due to the nature of the incident, the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit assumed the investigation. Officials said during their investigation detectives identified her husband, Leon Reynolds as the suspect.

Reynolds was taken into custody and transported to Troop 3, where he was charged with 1st Degree Murder (Felony).

Reynolds was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 7 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $1,000,000 cash bond.

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