Arrest Made In “Man in the Well” Case

Arrest photo of Sibley obtained from the Harrison County Mississippi Sheriff’s Office
Delwin Avard Sibley (age-74) was arrested at his home in Biloxi, Mississippi this morning, October 28, 2021 by the US Marshals.
Sibley was charged with Second Degree Murder in the 1984 death of Lester Rome of Grand Isle, Louisiana.
Rome’s remains were initially located in a well in Sabine Parish in 1986, but final confirmation of Rome’s identity was not determined until October 18th, 2021.
Sabine Parish Sheriff Detective Chris Abrahams worked the case for the last ten months and developed Sibley as a suspect.
On October 26th Detective Abrahams was able to obtain an arrest warrant through the 11th Judicial District Court on Sibley for Second Degree Murder.

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