On Thursday May 5, 2022, suspect Frank Deshields was extradited to Delaware State Police Troop 5 from the Wicomico County Corrections Center without incident.
NEW CASTLE (DE) BY DIGITAL CRIME STAFF: On April 10, 2022, at approximately 2:42 p.m., troopers responded to The Super Lodge located at 1213 West Avenue, New Castle, for a reported stabbing. Responding troopers found the victim, Michael White, 45, of New Castle, outside the motel suffering from an apparent stab wound to his upper torso area. He was transported to an area hospital by EMS, where he was pronounced deceased.
Through investigative measures, Frank Deshields, 52, of New Castle, was established as a suspect in this homicide. On April 11, 2022, an arrest warrant was obtained for Deshields for Murder First Degree and weapon charges.
On April 27, 2022, at 2:35 p.m., Frank Deshields was arrested without incident by the USMS First State Fugitive Task Force at a residence in the 500 block of E. Williams Street, Salisbury, MD. Deshields was transported to the Maryland State Police Salisbury Barrack where he was charged as a Fugitive of Justice. Deshields is being held at the Wicomico County Corrections Center pending extradition to Delaware.
On Thursday May 5, 2022, suspect Frank Deshields was extradited to Delaware State Police Troop 5 from the Wicomico County Corrections Center without incident. Deshields was charged with Murder First Degree (Felony), Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony), and Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited (Felony).
Deshields was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $563,000 cash bond.