A “Check on the Welfare” call ends with the discovery of a body in Lancaster City. Officers responded to the call just before 11 o’clock Monday morning at an apartment in the 200 block of West Walnut Street/ The victim appeared to have been dead for some time. Based upon their initial findings, investigators say the death appears suspicious and is considered a Homicide.
Detectives are now attempting to identify the victim. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the exact cause and manner of death. Anyone with information on the case is urged to call Lancaster City Police at (717) 735-3300 or Lancaster City-County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913.