Boyfriend Charged for Murder of Missing Delaware Teen Madison Sparrow


NEWARK, DE – Delaware State Police have arrested 19-year-old Noah M. Sharp of Newark in connection with the murder of 17-year-old Madison Sparrow. On Friday, October 2, 2020, at approximately 8:30 p.m., Madison was reported missing by a family member after not returning home. Delaware State Police detectives obtained information through investigative interviews that Madison responded to an area in Newark where her ex-boyfriend, Noah, was located. The investigation revealed the homicide occurred in the Newark area due to blunt force trauma to her body. After the homicide occurred, she was transported to a secluded wooded location in Newark, where law enforcement officers discovered her body.

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At this time, there is information indicating additional individuals may be involved in this homicide.

Sharp was taken into custody and charged with the following crimes:

  • Murder 1st Degree (felony)
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (felony)
  • Conspiracy 1st Degree (felony)

He was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #2 and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on a $1,021,000.00 cash bail.

This case remains active and ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective M. Csapo with the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit at 302-741-2729. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at .

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