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Maryland Fugitive Wanted for Murder Arrested in Dover

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Incident Number: 50-22-7794

Date/Time:  Saturday, March 12th, 2022 at 8:15 a.m.

Location: Relax Inn, 640 S. DuPont Highway, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department and U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force (assisted by USMS Capital Area Regional Task Force) arrested a murder suspect from Maryland on Saturday morning.  Information was obtained that Ryshon Kelly (23) was at the Relax Inn, located at 640 S. DuPont Highway in Dover on Saturday, March 12th, 2022.  At approximately 8:15 a.m., officers executed a search warrant at the hotel and took Kelly into custody without incident.  Kelly was committed to SCI pending his extradition to Maryland for multiple charges stemming from an October 2020 homicide in Dorchester County, Maryland.


Ryshon Kelly

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