On Wednesday, December 16,2020 at approximately 1:30 p.m., Swatara Police were dispatched to 51 S. Harrisburg Street in Swatara Township for the report of a woman lying on the floor of an apartment. Officers arrived minutes after dispatch and found that Kelly Anne Patton was deceased within her apartment and determined that her death was a homicide. Criminal investigators from Swatara Police and the Dauphin County District Attorney's Office commenced an investigation that determined that thirty five year old Tristan Nicholson was responsible for the Victim's death. Nicholson was located in York County and transported to the Dauphin County Booking Center where he is being held pending arraignment on Criminal Homicide charges.
Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to contact Swatara Police Detective Ken Platt at 717-564-2550 or firstname.lastname@example.org.