Dead body found in Montoursville overnight

April 6, 2014

According to Trooper Havens of the Montoursville barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police, the dead body of a white, 78 year old male was found in the area of Fairview Drive and Cemetery Road, Montoursville Borough. It was determined that the male victim had been shot and his body dumped in this location.  PSP was located by Montoursville PD at approximately 12:42 AM early Sunday morning.

The investigation is still ongoing at this time. The police do not think the public is in danger in relation to this investigation. Further information is expect to be released pending autopsy results and body identification / notification of next of kin.

Monday update: We've received more information from Lycoming Coroner Charles Kiessling on this story. The homicide victim is Edward White 78 years old from Williamsport, Pa.

This story will be updated as we get more information.