On July 29, 2015, at approximately 11:15am Springettsbury Township Police Department received a check the welfare request at a home in the 900 block of South Russell Street. Upon our arrival Officers entered the home and found a deceased male and female. The preliminary investigation revealed the male murdered his wife and then committed suicide. Both subjects had gunshot wounds. Springettsbury Township Police and the York County Forensics Unit are still investigating this tragedy. We are not releasing the names of the deceased until their next of kin are notified.
Chief of Police