2 arrested in burning car body case

January 30, 2008 5:17:40 AM PST
Delaware State Police say two people have been arrested in the death of a Dover man, whose body was found early Sunday in a burning car. Twenty-four-year-old Dion Gibbs of Wilmington and 18-year-old Eric Dolby of New Castle are charged with first-degree murder, conspiracy and arson. Police say a tip from a concerned citizens helped investigators link the two men to the murder.

Gibbs and Dolby are charged in the death of 54-year old Nikolaos Lyristis. His body was in a Mercedez-Benz found burning on Peachtree Run.

The suspects were arrested Tuesday at separate addresses in Dover. Police say Gibbs was found with a pistol and a knife and was additionally charged with two weapons offenses.


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