Arrest Made in Alleged Murder of Wife, Felton Man Charged with First-Degree Murder

FELTON, Delaware – A tragic incident occurred in Felton, Delaware as a man is facing charges for the murder of his wife. The Delaware State Police reported that 55-year-old Virginia Reynolds was found unresponsive with severe injuries at her residence on Andrews Lake Road early Friday morning. Despite being rushed to the hospital, Reynolds did not survive. Her husband, Leon Reynolds, has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder. He is currently being held at the Sussex Correctional Institution on a one million-dollar cash bond.

The investigation is ongoing, and the DSP’s Homicide Unit is urging anyone with information to come forward. Detective B. Timmons can be reached at 302.365.8434 or through email at Additionally, tips can be provided anonymously to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1.800.847.3333.

The circumstances surrounding this tragic event are deeply troubling, and the community is left in shock and mourning. The authorities are working diligently to piece together the details of the case and seek justice for Virginia Reynolds.

Domestic violence is a serious issue that affects countless individuals and families. This heartbreaking incident serves as a reminder of the importance of supporting victims of domestic abuse and taking action to prevent such tragedies from occurring in the future.

As the investigation progresses, the Delaware State Police will continue to provide updates and ask for the public’s assistance in bringing closure to this devastating situation. Their efforts, along with the support of the community, are essential in finding answers and seeking justice for Virginia Reynolds.