Marcello Williams

Marcello Williams

A suspect was arrested following a stabbing that left a man dead in the Salem Woods neighborhood in Bear Thursday afternoon.

Police said they were called to the unit block of Risa Court where they found a man who had suffered multiple stab wounds. The unidentified man was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.

Investigators then were able to find 38-year-old Marcello Williams, who was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and two weapons charges.

Police did not provide details on Williams' arraignment and said the investigation for a motive remains ongoing.

Anyone with information or video is asked to contact Detective Kevin Mackie via email at Kevin.Mackie@newcastlede.gov or via telephone at 302.395.8133.