Deceased Person Identified

The deceased male has been identified as 32 year old Jordan Johnston.  The Coroner's office determined that Johnston died from a drug overdose.  There were no signs of trauma to the body.  


On May 5, 2018 at 1:53 pm., Harrisburg Police responded to S 17th Street and Berryhill Street for a report of a male lying in the wooded area and not moving.  Upon arrival, officer observed the male lying on the west side of the street past the guard rail about 10 feet down an embankment next to the wood line. 

EMS responded and determined that the male was deceased.  The Coroner’s office responded and took custody of the body.  At this time the male has not been identified.  This is an ongoing investigation.

Incident Date: 
Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 1:53pm

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S 17th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104