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Harrisburg woman dies returning from trip to New York

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A Harrisburg man returning from a weekend trip to New York City says he stopped at an Uptown car wash to clean out his rental car and discovered his female companion was dead in the back seat. Not knowing what to do, he drove to the Police Bureau to report her death. The man told police the victim, a 25 year-old Harrisburg woman, and a 15 year-old female had accompanied him on the trip. The victim apparently experienced some sort of episode and died while in the back seat of the car. Police hope an autopsy will determine the cause of death.

The investigation continues and anyone having any information on this is asked to contact Det. Donald Heffner at 717-255-3181 or email or Cpl. Gabriel Olivera at 717-255-3130 or email