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Suspect in April 12th Homicide Arrested in New York

Incident Number: 50-21-10011

Date/Time:  Monday, April 12th, 2021 at 9:16 p.m.

Location: 400 Block of Sussex Avenue, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department has arrested Riley Braswell (22) for the April 12th Shooting Death of Dazhmier Brooks.  Braswell was apprehended in Brooklyn, New York on May 3rd, 2021 by the United States Marshals Service 1st State Fugitive Task Force with assistance from the United States Marshals Service Eastern District.  Braswell was arrested without incident and was in possession of a 9mm handgun.  Braswell is currently being held in New York, pending extradition to Delaware on the following charges:
-Murder 1st Degree

-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (2x)
-Tampering with Evidence

Riley Braswell
Dover, DE
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(Photo from 2016)