Coroner: Lancaster homicide victim was stabbed, strangled

(Image 1)

A man found dead in his Lancaster apartment early Wednesday was stabbed multiple times and strangled, according to the coroner.

Lancaster County Coroner Dr. Stephen Diamantoni ruled the death a homicide after an autopsy Thursday.

Police have identified the man as 60-year-old Donald Reinmiller.

Officers said Reinmiller was dead and had visible traumatic injuries when they went to his apartment in the 800 block of N. Lime Street just after 2 a.m.

A friend of the victim had found the body and called police. Authorities said the friend is cooperating with investigators.

No arrests have been announced.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lancaster police at 717-735-3300 or Lancaster City-County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s