Thursday, September 22, 2016
Man Takes Own Life After Standoff
The Pennsylvania State Police tell us that, David Howard, 33, barricaded himself in a home and threatened to kill himself.
Police activated their SERT to scene but Howard later took his own life.
He was pronounced dead at the scene by Deputy Coroner Andrew Szczyglak at 5:23pm.
The 300 block of Spring Street was blocked for hours during the incident and also caused delays for students arriving home from the North Schuylkill School District.