State Police Arrest Man for Attempted Murder

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Delaware State Police have arrested 60-year-old Marc Lynam of Newark, Delaware for attempted murder following an investigation that began in Newark yesterday morning.

On October 27, 2022, at approximately 1:20 a.m., troopers responded to the 1600 block of Otts Chapel Road regarding an assault. Upon their arrival, troopers located a 61-year-old Newark man who had sustained life-threatening injuries to his upper body. The victim was accompanied by Marc Lynam, who had sustained injuries while assaulting the victim. Both the victim and Lynam were transported to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.

After Lynam was treated and released from the hospital, he was taken into custody and transported to Troop 2. Lynam was charged with Attempted Murder First Degree and arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2. He was subsequently committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $1,000,000 cash bond.

The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit continues to investigate this case. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this incident to please contact Detective B. McDerby by calling 302-741-2821. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Leonard DeMalto

Released: 102822  1313


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