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Posted on: April 5, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Residential Structure Fire - Sewickley Township

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WESTMORELAND COUNTY
OFFICE OF THE CORONER 

2503 South Grande Boulevard
Greensburg, PA 15601

Phone: (724) 830-3636 Fax: (724) 830-3064
Website
Tim Carson, Coroner

Albert Lonzo, Chief Deputy 

Chris Skovira, Solicitor


Nature of Release

Residential Structure Fire

Date and Time of Incident

March 16, 2023
Approximately 03:56 PM

Incident Location

1048 Yukon Road
Sewickley Township

Person(s) Involved

Decedent:  David W Shotts Sr., 65 y/o male
Address:     Same as Incident Location
Date and Time of Death:  March 16, 2023 at 5:26 pm

Incident Details

Cause of Death:  Pending
Manner of Death:  Pending

Westmoreland County Coroner, Timothy Carson, has released the following information on a residential structure fire

A neighbor contacted 911, reporting smoke and flames coming from the residence
Firefighters extinguished the fire and located the decedent inside
Deputy Coroner Russell A. Morgan pronounced the decedent dead at the scene
One other individual involved in the structure fire was transported to an Allegheny County Hospital
An autopsy will be performed by Dr. Jennifer Hammer's Pathology on March 18, 2023
Cause and manner of death will be pending autopsy and toxicology results
A funeral home has not been chosen at this time
The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal is also investigating

*** No further information is available at this time ***

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