TOWNSEND, Del. - A man is facing murder charges after investigators say he fatally stabbed three people at a home in New Castle County on Friday and lead police on a dangerous pursuit before being taken into custody.
Officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were called to a home on Camerton Lane in Townsend around 4 p.m. Friday for reports of an injured person yelling for help.
Investigators say a 68-year-old man was found on the front steps of the home with stab wounds to the upper body. Police also found three more people stabbed inside the home, including a 53-year-old woman and 19-year-old man who were dead.
Donald Grier, 40, was is facing three counts of felony first-degree murder, attempted murder and related charges.
A 61-year-old woman was airlifted from the home to an area hospital where she also died.
Police learned that the suspected stabber had fled the home in a red pick-up truck that was later found on Summit Bridge Road. The suspect refused to stop for police and struck a police cruiser during a brief pursuit.
Donald Grier, 40, was taken into custody and charged with three counts of felony first-degree murder, attempted murder and related charges.
Authorities have not said what caused Grier to go on the deadly stabbing rampage or what his relationship is to the victims.
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