Police investigating suspected murder-suicide in Mifflintown, Juniata County
JUNIATA COUNTY — State Police are investigating a murder-suicide shooting that occurred overnight in Fermanagh Township, Juniata County.
According to police, incident occurred on the 200 block of Laurel Rock Lane.
Police responding to the report of a domestic incident at the residence found Tammy Lynn Dorward, of Mifflintown, dead of an apparent gunshot wound.
A man, David Jay Britcher, also of Mifflintown, sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was taken to Geisinger Lewistown Emergency Hospital, where he later died of his injury, police say.
Britcher is the owner of Laurel Rock Farm, a wedding venue near where the incident occurred, according to social media accounts.
The State Police investigation is being assisted by the Juniata County Coroner’s Office.