Coroner: Autopsy shows body in Springetts might be months old

Dispatch Staff

York County Coroner Pam Gay said on Wednesday that an autopsy revealed the body of a deceased woman found in Springettsbury Township could have been there for several months before it was found.

The body was found about 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, in the 3800 block of East Market Street. There were no signs of physical trauma, according to an updated news release Wednesday, Dec. 4.

The area is near a used car dealership, a bowling alley and a strip mall on the north side of East Market Street and some manufacturing companies on the south side.

The full identification of the body, cause of death and manner of death are still pending. It's unknown if foul play was involved, according to the coroner's office.

The Springettsbury Township Police Department is the investigating agency.

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