Harrisburg woman dies after suffering weekend assault

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Joseph Riddick

A Harrisburg woman is dead a day after being taken to the hospital for multiple traumatic injuries and a man is charged with her homicide. Police were called to the first block of South 4th Street just after midnight Sunday. There they found 44 year-old Yvette Morrison unconscious.

Morrison never regained consciousness and was pronounced deceased from multiple traumatic injuries at the hospital.

Police spoke to Joseph Riddick, 46,  regarding the incident. He was subsequently arrested and charged with homicide.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Detective Richard Iachini at 717-255-3118 or email riachini@cityofhbg.com or Cpl. Gabriel Olivera at 717-255-6531 or email golivera@cityofhbg.com to reach City detectives.

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