Delmar Man Charged with Attempted Murder

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The Delmar Police Department says a 48-year-old Delmar man has been arrested on numerous charges, including attempted first degree murder.

The suspect, Christopher D. Morgan was arrested after Officers responded to a residence in Yorkshire Estates on Wednesday in connection with a domestic assault. The victim sustained severe injuries to the head and face and was transported to Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury for treatment.

Morgan was subsequently located within the residence and placed under arrest. Officers noted that Morgan had self inflicted injuries. He was transported to PRMC for treatment and evaluation.

Morgan has been charged with Attempted First Degree Murder, First Degree Assault with a Weapon, First Degree Assault, Strangulation and First Degree Unlawful Imprisonment.

He will be arraigned pending his release from the hospital. No image has been provided of the suspect by authorities at this time.