POLICE: Angry Construction Worker Kills Delray Beach Homeowner

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DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Delray Beach Police) — A 59-year-old Delray Beach woman was killed Friday evening and her 28-year-old daughter was injured after the two argued with a man who was doing work on their Angler Drive home. Witnesses told Delray Beach Police Department detectives that the man hit both women with his Chevy van as he was leaving their house.

The incident happened just before 6 p.m. at 2488 Angler Drive. It was originally reported to police as a shots fired call, but arriving officers found a much different scene. Delray Beach Fire Rescue responded and transported Marie Ambroise and her daughter Nutrishia Pardieu to Delray Medical Center. Ambroise was prounced dead a short time later. Pardieu was treated and released from the hospital Friday night.

The driver, 39-year-old Elson Silencieux of Boynton Beach, fled the scene. Boynton Beach Police later found the van parked and empty in Boynton Beach and eventually detained Silencieux, who was located nearby. 

DBPD detectives are continuing to investigate Ambroise’s death. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call DBPD Det. Casey Kelly at (561) 243-7805.