Man arrested in shooting that led to car crash last year

By Associated Press 8:25pm, February 20, 2013 - Updated 8:26pm, February 20, 2013
Wilmington police have charged a man with first-degree murder in a shooting that led to a car crash in which the victim died.

Twenty-eight-year-old Jeffery Kent of Wilmington was arrested Wednesday in the death of 62-year-old Dewey Lee of Newark. Kent is being held without bail.

Police say on June 30, 2011, Lee was found in the driver's seat of a pickup truck after it crashed into a telephone pole. Officers found Lee had been shot in the torso.

Lee died at a hospital.


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