Newark man sought in stabbing of woman, 24, at motel

Kalyl Poinfdexter (Photo: Delaware State Police)

NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE (3/15/2016) A 33-year-old Newark man is being sought in the stabbing of an ex-girlfriend at a motel on U.S. 40 west of New Castle, the Delaware State Police reproted today.

Kalyl Poindexter was waiting in a room rented by a 24-year-old woman at the West Motel, 711 Pulaski Highway, and stabbed her numerous times with a knife when they argued after she arrived about 6 p.m. Friday, police said.

Detectives have warrants charging Poindexter with first-degree assault, possession of a deadly weapon during commission of a felony and by a person prohibited.

He is described as 5-feet-8 and 150 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair.

Police said Poindexter has ties to the Newark and Philadelphia areas.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Steven Rizzo at 302-365-8440.

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

The West Motel on U.S. 40 (Photo: Google maps)
The West Motel on U.S. 40 (Photo: Google maps)