Delaware State Police arrest two in connection with body found in Dover corn field

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DOVER, Del. – Delaware State Police have arrested two people after finding a body in a corn field on August 21st. Police say 29-year-old Ronald Suber, Jr. and 30-year-old Tori Balour of Felton are now facing multiple charges, including first degree murder.

Around 8:57 a.m. on August 21st, trooper responded to the 2000 block of Dyke Branch Road for a deceased subject laying in a corn field. The victim has since been identified as 30-year-old Anna Hurst of Dover. Hurst was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body. Investigators were able to link Suber and Balfour to the murder, and they were arrested in New Castle County. The pair were taken to Delaware State Police Troop3, where they were charged with multiple offenses.

Suber is facing multiple charges, including first degree murder, attempted first degree murder, two counts of posession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a person prohibited. He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court #7 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $2.5 million cash bond.

Balfour was charged with second degree conspiracy. She was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court #7 and taken to Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $2,000 secured bond. The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Mark Ryde with the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit by calling (302) 741-2730.

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