Viewing entries posted in January 2013
At 10:55 a.m., January 7, 2013, Lancaster City Police officers were dispatched to an apartment building on the south side of the 200 blk. W. Walnut St. for a “Check on the Welfare” call. First responding officers located a deceased adult male inside one of the apartments. It appeared that the victim had been deceased for a period of time. Criminal investigators and a Lancaster County Deputy Coroner responded to the scene. Based on initial findings at the scene, this death appears suspicious and is being investigated as a homicide. Detectives are working to determine the identity of the deceased. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of death. Lancaster City Police investigators are conducting a canvass of the surrounding neighborhood and following up on leads.