Dover man sought in 2015 homicide

Anthony E. McDonald (Photo: Delaware State Police)
Anthony E. McDonald (Photo: Delaware State Police)

WOODSIDE EAST, DELAWARE (1/16/2016) A Dover man is being sought by Delaware State police on a first-degree murder charge.

Anthony E. McDonald, 37, is wanted in connection with a March 2015 shooting death in the Meadowood Acres development.

The body of 44-year-old Richard L. Jacobs Jr. was found in the driver’s seat of a 1998 Ford Escort in the first block of Grays Lane.

Police said McDonald is known to frequent the Dover, Magnolia and Woodside areas and also has ties to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. D. Weaver at 302-741-2728.

Tips also may be submitted anonymously through Delaware Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards, at 800-847-3333 or

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