Police search for suspect in deadly Columbia stabbing

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WANTED: Ronald Lee Sheetz, 41

COLUMBIA, Pa- Police are investigating the death a Columbia man who was stabbed inside his home late Friday night .

Columbia Police have charged Ronald Lee Sheetz, 41, with Criminal Homicide in connection to the death of 44-year-old Michael Oberdorff, Sr.

Police were called to the 300-block of  South Second Street on Friday around 11:30 p.m. for a reported domestic incident. When police arrived, they were met by a woman who lived at the home. She told police that her husband was upstairs and he needed help.

In the master bedroom, police found Oberdorff on the floor with a stab wound to his chest.

Oberdorff stated to an officer, “Help me! Help me! I’m dying. Ronald stabbed me.”

Police say he died a short time later at Lancaster General Hospital. At autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

During an interview with police, the woman identified “Ronald” as Ronald Sheetz, a former boyfriend. She told police she saw Sheetz in a physical altercation with her husband.

Police say Sheetz is dangerous, so anyone who sees him or knows of his whereabouts should police immediately at (717) 684-2120.

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