'Suspicious' York City death ruled a homicide, man sought for questioning

The death of a woman in York City on Thursday night has been ruled a homicide, according to a coroner's report released Saturday, Oct. 27.

Edna Pinder, 65, was found dead in her home in the 200 block of Kings Mill Road Thursday, Oct. 25, according to authorities. 

The York County Coroner's Office said police said her death might be suspicious. 

She was found just before 8:30 p.m., the coroner's office said. Autopsy results indicate Pinder died of multiple sharp-force trauma.

York City Police said in a news release that investigators are searching for 52-year-old Anthony Starks, of York City.

Anthony Starks

Lt. William Wentz, who supervises the York City detective bureau, said Starks lived with Pinder or possibly stayed with her at some point. He also said he might have been her boyfriend.

Additionally, Pinder's vehicle, a black 2012 Chrysler 200, is missing, he said. Her license plate number is JXX-3906, according to Wentz.

Anyone with information about Starks' whereabouts can call York City Police at 717-846-1234 or text tips by sending "Yorktips" followed by the information to 847-411 or using the York City Police app. Texting is the best method of conveying information about this incident, and it is anonymous, police said.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.