15-Year-Old Arrested for August 14 Murder in Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, DE — A Wilmington Police investigation has resulted in an arrest in connection with an August 14 murder.

Authorities state that on August 14 at approximately 9:44 p.m., police responded to the 2300 block of North Monroe Street in response to a shooting that had occurred.  Police located a male gunshot victim, identified as 19-year-old Marell Lowe, who succumbed to his injuries.

The case was assigned to Detective Justin Kane of the Criminal Investigations Division.  Through the course of his investigation, Detective Kane identified a 15-year-old male juvenile as a suspect.  Warrants were secured for the suspect who was taken into custody without incident.

The 15-year-old male juvenile was charged with the following offenses:

  • Murder 1st Degree
  • Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited

He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the New Castle County Detention Center on $999,000 cash-only bail.

Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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