Man charged in double murder

October 1, 2009 1:09:48 PM PDT
Wilmington detectives have announced the arrest and indictment of a 23-year-old man for the murder of 31-year-old Amin Guy of Wilmington and 38-year-old Francis Leighton of Newark. Both men were killed in a vehicle on September 1, 2008 in the 700 block of E. 10th Street at approximately 8:30 p.m.

Michael T. Washington of the 500 block of Barrett Street was indicted by a New Castle County Grand Jury on Monday and was officially charged with the murders on Wednesday.

He is currently serving a sentence in the James T. Vaughn Correction Institute in Smyrna on an unrelated charge.