Delaware State Police Homicide Unit Arrests Subject Following Stabbing Incident

33-year-old Robert Webb-Asare of Dover, DE

Detectives from the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit have arrested 33-year-old Robert Webb-Asare of Dover, DE for murder following an investigation into a stabbing that occurred Wednesday morning.


On August 24, 2022, at approximately 4:10 a.m., troopers responded to the Planter’s Run apartment complex in Dover regarding a stabbing incident. Upon their arrival, troopers contacted the 33-year-old male victim in a vehicle in the parking lot who was suffering from stab wounds. The victim was transported from the scene to an area hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased. The ensuing investigation revealed that the victim had been involved in a dispute in the parking lot with another subject, later identified as Robert Webb-Asare. During the confrontation, Webb-Asare produced a knife and stabbed the victim. Webb-Asare subsequently fled the scene into a residence prior to the arrival of police. Webb-Asare was later located by detectives and taken into custody without incident.


Webb-Asare was transported to Troop 3 and charged with the following crimes:

  • Murder First Degree (Felony)
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)

Webb-Asare was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $1,060,000 cash bond.

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