UPDATE: Autopsy inconclusive after campground shooting, coroner says

Liz Evans Scolforo
York Dispatch
Indian Rock Dam Campgrounds in Spring Garden Township

An autopsy has failed to conclude whether a woman found dead in a Spring Garden Township campground was the victim of homicide, suicide or an accident.

The autopsy, performed Thursday, Aug. 22, at Allentown's Lehigh Valley Hospital, determined Victoria Hicks died of a gunshot wound to the head, according to the York County Coroner's Office.

But the manner of Hicks' death remains undetermined, the coroner's office said.

Coroner Pam Gay said on Friday, Aug. 23, that police are doing further investigation, and that officials are awaiting results from testing.

The body of Hicks, who lived at the Indian Rock Dam Campground in the 400 block of Indian Rock Dam Road, was found the night of Tuesday, Aug. 20, according to police and the coroner's office.

Her body was found inside her camper after officers were called there about 8:45 p.m., police said.

Gay said the death was initially reported to 911 as a suicide.

She said Hicks' death is being treated as a homicide "because we treat everything as a homicide" until it's determined otherwise.

Spring Garden Township Police, the York County Forensics Unit and a state police forensics expert are all investigating, officials said.

Anyone with information about the case can call Spring Garden Township Police at 717-843-0851, or call 911.

— Reach Liz Evans Scolforo at levans@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @LizScolforoYD.