Fire destroys home

On 9/12/16 at approximately 0107 hours, a fire destroyed a home at 440 North 48th Street in Swatara Township, Harrisburg PA. Further investigation determined that the fire had been intentionally set. The homeowner was found on the inside of the residence with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The homeowner did not survive his injuries.

Out of respect for the homeowner's family and friends, his name is not being released.

Incident Date: 
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 1:07am

Incident Type:

Case Number: 

16-0014116

Location: 

440 North 48th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17111