Murder, manslaughter indictments handed down

DOVER — A Dover man was indicted on a first-degree murder count in Kent County Superior Court last week in connection with a shooting death on Sept. 12.

Stefan E. Rush-Wilson, then 21, was charged following an incident where Jarmar Richardson, 18, was shot multiple times in the 200 block of Harmony Lane (The Village at McKee Branch neighborhood) in Dover.
Mr. Richardson was transported from the scene and died at Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital in Dover, police said.

Police said Mr. Rush-Wilson turned himself in to authorities on Sept. 23.
Mr. Rush-Wilson was also indicted on a possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony count, according to court documents.
• Keith A. Landry, 47 when arrested, was indicted for manslaughter involving the death of a relative following an alleged assault in the unit block of Ann Avenue Dover on Aug. 20.

A possession of a deadly weapon (a rake, the indictment said) during the commission of a felony charged was also returned.
Gerard Landry, 39, died from head injury wounds on Aug. 25, police said. Keith Landry was apprehended in the Hartly area on Sept. 6.

• Bridgeville resident Mcarthur Risper Jr. will serve life in prison following a first-degree murder conviction for a 2018 shooting, Delaware Department of Justice spokesman Carl Kanefsky said.

Authorities said Risper exited a car and shot Corey Bailey, 41, of Bridgeville, in May 2018. The incident occurred in the 21000 block of Mill Park Drive.
Risper will be formally sentenced in January. Other convicted charges included first-degree conspiracy and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Deputy Attorneys General Michael Tipton and Haley King prosecuted the case with assistance from paralegal Kristan Hudson, social worker Monserrat Matos, and administrative assistant Kelly Maiuri.
Delaware State Police Homicide Unit detectives led the investigation,

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