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York County Coroner identifies body found last December in Springettsbury Township

The coroner identified the body as Sara Alley, 63, who was last known to be living in East York. Cause and manner of death have not yet been determined.
BODY IDENTIFIED

YORK COUNTY, Pa. — The York County Coroner's Office has identified a body that was discovered in Springettsbury Township last December.

York County Coroner Pamela Gay identified the deceased as Sara Alley, 63. She was last known to be living in the East York area.

Alley's remains were found on Dec. 2, 2019, on the 3800 block of East Market Street, the coroner said.

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The coroner's office used DNA testing to confirm that the remains were Alley's. The body appeared to have been at the location for some time, possibly several weeks to several months, Gay's office said.

The cause and manner of death are still undetermined, pending results from an autopsy, Gay said.