Three found dead in West Manchester Twp. home: Coroner

Aimee Ambrose
York Dispatch

UPDATE:Coroner rules three people died in murder-suicide at West Manchester home

Update: The York County Coroner's Office released information at 11 p.m. Wednesday, saying the deceased people were a 26-year-old woman, a 59-year-old woman and a 62-year-old man. Their names were not released in the update.

The cause and manner of the deaths were also not released. Office staff noted autopsies won't be performed.

The release said members of York County's Forensic Unit were among authorities who responded to the scene Wednesday morning.

Reported earlier: Three people were found dead at a home in West Manchester Township on Wednesday morning, officials said.

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York County Coroner Pam Gay confirmed the number while the investigation into the situation is underway. She said her office plans to release information later on social media.

The site of an incident at 2098 Loman Ave. in  West Manchester Twp. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023.

The bodies were found after West Manchester Township Police initially responded to a critical incident, apparently at a home in the 2000 block of Loman Avenue.

Police Chief John Snyder said officers had responded to a call to conduct a welfare check around 10:30 a.m.

He declined to confirm any further information.

"I'm not going to get into any details," Snyder said.

The York County 911 webcad showed emergency responders were at the scene since shortly after 11 a.m.

The site of an incident at 2098 Loman Ave. in  West Manchester Twp. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023.

The house at the address was a brick, split-level structure at the corner of Loman and Derry Road. Several footprint paths could still be seen in the lingering snow trailing across the yard by Wednesday evening.

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Police said in an earlier statement there was no danger to the public.

"We want to make sure the public knows that there is no present danger," the statement said.

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