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Wilmington Police Department
Friday October 18th, 2019 :: 03:36 p.m. EDT


Wilmington Police investigation leads to guilty plea in 2018 murder:

A Wilmington Police investigation has now resulted in a guilty plea in connection with a 2018 murder.
The case was assigned to Detective Bill Ball of the Criminal Investigations Division.
The Delaware Department of Justice today announced the following:
A 20-year-old has pleaded guilty to the murder of an 18-year-old on the streets of Wilmington. In January 2018, Andre Fletcher-Hargrow, of Wilmington, chased his victim, Zahviaire Berry-Shivers, of Wilmington, down the 2300 block of Pine Street, shooting repeatedly as they ran. Berry-Shivers was taken to Wilmington Hospital where he died a short time later. U.S. Marshals located Fletcher-Hargrow in Upper Darby, PA 6 months later. Fletcher-Hargrow pleaded guilty to Murder Second Degree and will be sentenced by a Superior Court judge in January. Deputy Attorneys General Annemarie Puit and Kelly Sheridan prosecuted the case with assistance from paralegals Lisa Loikith and Jaime Prater, social worker Claudia Melton, and special investigator Brian Daly.

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