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Woman dies in murder-suicide in York County

Officials say that a man shot his neighbor in the head before turning the gun on himself. Now, both people are dead.
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YORK COUNTY, Pa. — A woman has now died of her injuries in a murder-suicide that occurred on Saturday evening.

On May 21, around 6:15 p.m., officers were called to a home on the 400 block of Hill Street for a woman lying on the ground beside her truck.

When police arrived at the scene at the rear of the home, they found two people suffering from gunshot injuries, including a man that was already dead. 

The deceased, a 59-year-old man, died by suicide, according to the York County Coroner's Office.

Officials say the man allegedly shot his female neighbor during a domestic dispute before turning the gun on himself.

On Sunday, May 22 around 8:00 p.m., the York County Coroner was notified of the death of the woman at WellSpan York Hospital.

The York County Coroner says that York County has had 16 deaths this year from homicides.

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