*Update – Suspect Arrested* Delaware State Police Detectives Investigating Homicide in Millsboro

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Delaware State Police have extradited 19-year-old Malachi Waters to Delaware for murder, following a homicide that occurred last week.

On June 4, 2024, at approximately 10:47 a.m., Millsboro Police Department and Delaware State Police responded to a shooting on Saint Thomas Boulevard in the town limits of Millsboro. When officers arrived, they found 26-year-old Jordaan Brummell suffering from a gunshot wound and began life-saving efforts. He was taken to an area hospital where he died.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect, identified as Malachi Waters, approached the victim with a gun and started shooting, hitting the victim. After shots were fired, Waters fled the scene in a car. A short time later, detectives saw Waters’ car and with the assistance Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team, troopers stopped the car in Delmar near the Delaware-Maryland line where he fled, and was quickly apprehended in Delmar, Maryland.

On June 10,2024, Waters was extradited to Delaware. He was taken to Troop 4, charged with the crimes listed below, arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2, and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $1,060,000 cash bond.


  • Murder 1st Degree (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)


The Homicide Unit continues to investigate this incident. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Sergeant S. Yeich by calling 302-741-2703. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at [email protected].

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