Date Posted: Friday, June 17th, 2022

Delaware State Police have arrested 57-year-old Michael Klein of Millsboro, DE for murder following a homicide investigation that began earlier this month in Millsboro.

On June 7, 2022 at approximately 5:41 p.m., troopers responded to the area of Long Neck Road and Banks Road for a report of a deceased subject found on the property of the Baywood golf course. The ensuing investigation revealed that the victim, later identified as 64-year-old Lewis Fetrow of Millsboro, DE, had been stabbed multiple times several days prior. Detectives from the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit determined that the suspect, identified as Michael Klein, was responsible for the victim’s death.

Klein had been incarcerated at Sussex Correctional Institution on unrelated charges incurred after this incident. On June 16, 2022, an arrest warrant for Klein was drafted, charging him with the following offenses:

  • Murder First Degree (Felony)
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)

Klein was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court # 2 and remained committed at Sussex Correctional Institution on $1,060,000 cash bond.

Delaware State Police Homicide Unit Conducting Criminal Investigation

The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is investigating this incident. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective A. Bluto by calling 302-741-2859. Information may also be provided by sending a Private Facebook Message to the Delaware State Police, by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, or via the internet at www.delawarecrimestoppers.com.

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 DSP_VictimServicesMail@delaware.gov.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Leonard DeMalto

Released: 061722  1102

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