Arrest made in 10-year-old Georgetown murder

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GEORGETOWN, Del. – A 31-year-old man was arrested in connection with a 10-year-old missing person case.

Police say in February of 2011, 45-year-old John “Doug” Wisniewski was reported missing to police. Over the last decade, police continued to investigate, learning that at the time he disappeared, Wisniewski lived with Michael Ellingsen, now aged 31.

Then in January of this year, police say they learned that back in January of 2011, Ellingsen allegedly shot and killed Wisniewski and then buried his body on the property. Police say in January of this year, his body was found on the property.

Ellingsen was arrested on Monday and charged with murder of the first degree.

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