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Sunday, December 09, 2012

Greenwood Man Charged After Stabbing His Parents

100 block of Broad Street, Greenwood, DE

Date of Occurrence:
Sunday, December 09, 2012, at approximately 9:00 a.m.

80-year-old female
82-year-old male

Suspect and Charges:
Ricky A. Brewington, 51, of Greenwood, DE (no photograph available)
Attempted Murder First Degree (two counts)
Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (two counts)
Committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $150,000 cash bail.

Greenwood- Troopers have arrested a Greenwood man after he stabbed his parents in the home where all three reside.

Detectives have determined that at approximately 9:00 a.m. Ricky A. Brewington, 51, of Greenwood, used a butcher knife to stab his 80-year-old mother and 82-year-old father in the kitchen of their home in the 100 block of Broad Street in Greenwood. Afterwards, the victims drove to the Greenwood Fire Department to obtain medical care, and Brewington called 911 from the home to report what had just occurred.

A Greenwood police officer arrived at the residence and took Brewington into custody without incident. The victims were transported by ambulance from the fire station to Nanticoke Hospital where they were both admitted in stable condition with multiple stab wounds.

Brewington was charged with two counts of attempted murder first degree and two counts of possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony. He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $150,000 cash bail.

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