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Arrest Made in Dover Homicide

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DOVER, Del.- Dover police say an investigation into a homicide that happened last month has led to the arrest of a man on manslaughter and related charges.

Police said that on Aug. 20, 39-year-old Gerald Landry suffered a severe head injury following an altercation on Ann Avenue. He was treated at Kent General Hospital. Police said that at the time it was not known what had caused his head injury, and he could not communicate with investigators or medical personnel. He succumbed to his injury on Aug. 25, police said.

Once an autopsy was completed, it was determined that Landry's death was a homicide, with the injury being caused by another person. 

On Monday, police announced the arrest of 47-year-old Keith Landry of Dover in connection with Gerard Landy's death. Police said that on Sept. 6th, the Dover Police Department and the U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force took Keith Landry into custody in the Hartly area. He was ordered held on $50,000 cash bond on manslaughter and possession of deadly weapon during the commission of a felony. 

Police said that while the two men are related, they are not brothers. 

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