Fire was reported early Friday morning
State police say they’re investigating a suspicious death after a man’s body was found Thursday in Indiana County. Troopers say a PennDOT worker found the man’s body around 2 p. m. near the 2000 block of Mulligan Hill Road in W. Wheatfield Township.
The PennDOT employee reported finding the man’s body in a grassy area off of the roadway while inspecting a nearby drain.
Indiana County Coroner Jerry Overman responded to the scene and pronounced the man dead.
Troopers say the man’s identity is being withheld until his family is notified.
They say they found evidence at the scene that leads them to believe the death is suspicious but are not releasing any additional information at this time so as not to compromise the investigation.
An autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death is being conducted at ForensicDX in Windber.
Anyone with information is asked to call State Police Troop A, Indiana Station at 724-357-1960.
State police in Indiana County arrested a Johnstown woman for drug possession on Friday, following a traffic stop, according to a news release. Troopers say 25-year-old Kaitlyn Marie Krise was charged with possession with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance, and providing false identification to law enforcement following a traffic stop Friday evening in East Wheatfield Township. Authorities say on Friday, just before 7:30 p. m.
State police in Indiana County are asking for the public’s help to identify a woman who stopped to render aid at the scene of a fatal crash.
The crash happened April 19 on State Route 286 in Center Township.State police are asking anyone with information to call 724-357-1960.