4th person dies after stabbing spree in Townsend, Delaware

Neighbors say the alleged assailant is the son of two of the victims.
TOWNSEND, Delaware (WPVI) -- A fourth person has died after a Delaware man went on a stabbing spree in Townsend nearly two weeks ago.

New Castle County police say 68-year-old Donald Grier succumbed to injuries he suffered back on December 3.

Investigators have also identified the other victims as 70-year-old Alicia Grier, 19-year-old Michael Santucci, and 53-year-old Linda Santucci.

They died the night of the incident.

Neighbors say the alleged assailant, 40-year-old Donald Grier, is the son of two of the victims.

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New Castle County police confirm two people are dead and two are in critical condition Friday following a stabbing incident and car crash.



Police arrested him following a car chase and crash in Summit Bridge.

Investigators have not yet revealed a motive.



Days after the deadly attack, dozens of neighbors gathered to honor the victims whose lives were cut short.

"It's how we get our peace out of such a terrible situation," said neighbor Jineen Flagg.

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"He was down on the ground. He was covered in blood. He kept saying, 'Help me, help me,'" recalled Richard Leach.

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