Two men re-indicted in May slaying of Smyrna man

Ahmir Bailey

DOVER — Two men were re-indicted by a Kent County grand jury this week on a first-degree murder charge and other felonies connected to an alleged Dover area incident in May that left a 20-year-old Smyrna man dead.

Eugene Riley

Lincoln resident Ahmir Bailey, 19 years old at the time, and Eugene Riley, 18, were also indicted on first-degree murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, third-degree conspiracy, second-degree burglary, shoplifting and theft counts, along with person prohibited counts for a firearm and ammunition.

Dover Police said Jameir Vann-Robinson was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital with a gunshot wound to the back on May 13.

The alleged incident took place at approximately 2:04 a.m. in the unit block of Mitscher Road, Dover Police said at the time.

According to investigators, the case involved several boxes of handgun ammunition allegedly shoplifted from Dick’s Sporting Goods in Dover on May 11 and a firearm stolen during a burglary in Lincoln on May 10. Police said the defendants were identified after surveillance footage was reviewed.

James D. Green-Surman

• James D. Green-Surman, of Dover, was indicted on 44 counts allegedly connected to a string of burglaries and thefts from April 18 to May 15.

According to court documents, the alleged incidents took place in Smyrna, Dover, Frederica, Milford and Magnolia. Other charges included criminal mischief, third-degree attempted burglary, attempted theft and second-degree conspiracy.

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