Eden Man Convicted of Attempted 1st Degree Murder

An Eden man has been found guilty of attempted 1st degree murder and weapons offenses.  Prosecutors say that in May of 2016 Gregory Sterling attacked a man with a machete – stabbing him 19 times.  Sentencing has been postponed pending the completion of a pre-sentence investigation.  Wicomico County officials say Sterling had been previously found…

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Georgetown Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Murder of Grandmother


A Georgetown man will spend 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to the murder of his grandmother.   Officials in the AG’s office say George Bailey choked his 69 year old grandmother, Lorraine Bradley, after she fell while the two were leaving her Long Neck home.  Bailey then stole her car.  Bradley’s body, along with…

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Inmate Involved in JTV Riot Dies in Prison

Corrections officials say a 30 year old inmate at the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution died last week.  Kelly Gibbs was serving a 24 year, nine month sentence for 2nd degree Murder and other offenses.  Earlier last week he pleaded guilty to charges of Riot, Kidnapping and Conspiracy in relation to the February 2017 riot…

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