UPDATE: Arrest made in Simon Circle homicide in Dover

29-year-old Erick Morton, of Magnolia, DE

Police in Dover say they have made an arrest, in connection with a homicide that happened earlier in July.

Dover Police say on Monday afternoon, they arrested 29-year-old Erick Morton, after he reported to the Dover Probation and Parole office for a routine check-in appointment. Morton was reportedly a suspect in the murder of 35-year-old Jamal Weeks, that happened in the Simon Circle Development on July 13.

After his arrest, Morton was charged with murder 1st degree, possession of firearm during commission of a felony, possession of firearm by person prohibited, possession of ammo by person prohibited, and carrying a concealed deadly weapon. He is now being held at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center.

Weeks’ homicide was the fifth in the City of Dover for 2015.

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