Couple charged in July 19 hit-and-run incident in Dover

DOVER — Two people were indicted for their alleged roles in a fatal summertime confrontation in Dover, according to court documents.

Simone N. Fassett was charged with manslaughter and second-degree assault for driving a Nissan Murano that allegedly struck two men following a dispute around 9:02 p.m. on July 19, police said.

She then allegedly drove from the scene on East Water Street east of New Castle, authorities said at the time.

Antron Raisin, 35, died from injuries he suffered. Another man was treated for non-life threatening wounds, police said.

The injured men initially had a dispute with Ms. Fassett’s boyfriend, Andre R. Singletary, police said. Authorities claimed Mr. Singletary pulled a knife and threatened one of the men.

The day after the alleged incident, detectives located the involved vehicle at a relative of Ms. Fassett’s home in Rock Hall, Maryland. She and Mr. Singletary were arrested without incident, police said.

Ms. Fassett was also indicted on two counts of possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony.

Mr. Singletary was charged with aggravated menacing, possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony, first-degree reckless endangering and possession of a deadly weapon by person prohibited.

Deputy Attorney General Dennis Kelleher represented the state in the indictment.

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