New Details Emerge in Deadly Salisbury Stabbing - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

New Details Emerge in Deadly Salisbury Stabbing

Posted: Updated:
Cobey Mishler Cobey Mishler

SALISBURY, Md.- New details are emerging about what led up to a deadly stabbing in Salisbury on Sunday night. 

Maryland State Police said they arrested 18-year-old Cobey Mishler, of Salisbury, for the killing of 18-year-old Seth Abbey, also of Salisbury.

Police said Mischler was taken into custody on Monday at a home in the 1000 block of Schumaker Woods Drive in Salisbury. He is charged with first- and second-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault and dangerous weapon with intent to injure. 

According to charging documents, Abbey and his girlfriend were driving on Civic Avenue at around 10 p.m. Sunday when they got into an argument. That is when the car got disabled and Abbey's girlfriend got out of the car and started walking by herself.

Charging documents show that the girlfriend was walking on Beaglin Park Drive when three white males approached her from behind on bicycles and began talking to her. One of the males exchanged phone numbers with her, according to court documents. The documents show that is when Abbey approached the group and began arguing with the men. Charging documents state that according to one of the witnesses, it was Abbey who threw the first punch and put Mishler in a headlock.

Witnesses claim Abbey also struck one of the males repeatedly in the head. That is when, according to charging documents, that Mishler stabbed Abbey in the upper chest and rib area. Abbey was taken to Peninsula Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. 

Abbey was a 2019 graduate of James M. Bennett High School in Salisbury. His former baseball coach, Dan Spotts, said Abbey had a bright future ahead of him. 

"I  just knew him as a tremendous person and tremendous athlete, a very humble kid," Spotts said. "He was raised very well by his parents, a very nice kid."

A candlelight vigil was held Monday night for Abbey in Wicomico County. The suspect, Mishler, also went to Bennett High.

Mishler is being held in the Wicomico County Detention Center with a bond hearing scheduled for Oct. 9. 

 

 

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Dover Sisters' Book Drive for African School Exceeds Goals

    Dover Sisters' Book Drive for African School Exceeds Goals

    Friday, October 18 2019 6:32 PM EDT2019-10-18 22:32:03 GMT
    Friday, October 18 2019 6:32 PM EDT2019-10-18 22:32:03 GMT
    Zaria Hathorn and Hailey Willard.Zaria Hathorn and Hailey Willard.
    Zaria Hathorn and Hailey Willard.Zaria Hathorn and Hailey Willard.
    DOVER, Del. --- Zaria Hathorn and her sister Hailey Willard hoped to collect 500 books and raise $5,000 to help build a new library for a Montessori school in Africa. Hathorn, 13, and Willard, 8, whose social media broadcasts partnered with South Dover ElMore
    DOVER, Del. --- Zaria Hathorn and her sister Hailey Willard hoped to collect 500 books and raise $5,000 to help build a new library for a Montessori school in Africa. Hathorn, 13, and Willard, 8, whose social media broadcasts partnered with South Dover ElMore
  • Vehicle Break-in's Cause Police to Release Home Surveillance Videos

    Vehicle Break-in's Cause Police to Release Home Surveillance Videos

    Friday, October 18 2019 6:49 PM EDT2019-10-18 22:49:02 GMT
    Friday, October 18 2019 7:20 PM EDT2019-10-18 23:20:08 GMT
    Millsboro PoliceMillsboro Police
    Millsboro PoliceMillsboro Police
    Millsboro Police say that there was 16 break-ins over a short span in the month of October, hitting three separate neighborhoods.More
    Millsboro Police say that there was 16 break-ins over a short span in the month of October, hitting three separate neighborhoods. 
    More
  • Dreamer Population on the Rise at DSU

    Dreamer Population on the Rise at DSU

    Friday, October 18 2019 6:57 PM EDT2019-10-18 22:57:16 GMT
    Friday, October 18 2019 6:57 PM EDT2019-10-18 22:57:27 GMT
    Within four years, Delaware State University has welcomed in over one hundred Dreamers. These young immigrants left the states they once called home to continue their education in the first state through thedream.us program.More
    Within four years, Delaware State University has welcomed in over one hundred Dreamers. These young immigrants left the states they once called home to continue their education in the first state through thedream.us  program.More
  • Maryland NewsMaryland NewsMore>>

  • Autumn Wine Festival Returns on Saturday

    Autumn Wine Festival Returns on Saturday

    Friday, October 18 2019 6:02 PM EDT2019-10-18 22:02:53 GMT
    Friday, October 18 2019 6:02 PM EDT2019-10-18 22:02:53 GMT
    Autumn Wine Fest SignAutumn Wine Fest Sign
    Autumn Wine Fest SignAutumn Wine Fest Sign
    The 17th annual Autumn Wine Festival begins this weekend.
    Saturday through Sunday from 11-5, Pemberton Park will house over 10 local wineries.
    More
    The 17th annual Autumn Wine Festival begins this weekend.
    Saturday through Sunday from 11-5, Pemberton Park will house over 10 local wineries.
    More
  • Funeral Services Set for US Rep. Elijah Cummings

    Funeral Services Set for US Rep. Elijah Cummings

    Friday, October 18 2019 1:57 PM EDT2019-10-18 17:57:28 GMT
    Friday, October 18 2019 2:49 PM EDT2019-10-18 18:49:19 GMT
    A wake and funeral for U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings will be held next week at the church where he worshipped for nearly four decades.More
    A wake and funeral for U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings will be held next week at the church where he worshipped for nearly four decades.More
  • Hurlock Police Department Receives Federal Grant

    Hurlock Police Department Receives Federal Grant

    Friday, October 18 2019 2:43 PM EDT2019-10-18 18:43:28 GMT
    Friday, October 18 2019 2:43 PM EDT2019-10-18 18:43:28 GMT
    Representative Andy Harris announced Friday a grant that has been awarded to the town of Hurlock, which will go towards to the town's police department.More
    Representative Andy Harris announced Friday a grant that has been awarded to the town of Hurlock, which will go towards to the town's police department.More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2019 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices