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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley
Magnolia- Delaware State Police identified the individual who was killed during an altercation on February 6, 2021, at approximately 3:25 a.m., on Millchop Lane, Magnolia, as 37-year-old Sergio Wilkerson of Smyrna.
Delaware State Police arrested 46-year-old James Palmer of Dover for the murder of Wilkerson and charged him with the following crimes:
Palmer was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on a $1,120,000 cash bond.
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