7.24.12 Homicide - 1st blk. E. Walnut St.
At 12:11 a.m., July 24, 2012 Lancaster City Police officers were dispatched to an apartment building in the 1st block of E. Walnut St. for a report of a cardiac arrest. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased 59-year-old male resident of the apartment. The victim had visible traumatic injuries. LCPD detectives and the Lancaster County Coroner were notified and responded to the scene. This death is being investigated as a homicide. Additional details will be released as they become available. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
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