Man found dying in backyard, later dies of unknown cause

YORK, Pa — (WHTM) York County Coroner Pam Gay said a 26-year-old man died under “suspicious” means and is being investigated by police.

Authorities said Brian Reed Jr, 26, was found around 12:30 p.m. in critical condition in a backyard along the 200 block of Stitt Dr. in Spring Grove. Reed was barely alive and transported to York Hospital where he later died. Circumstances around Reed’s death remain murky.

An autopsy performed at Lehigh Valley Hospital could not immediately determine the cause of death. Gay said toxicology and tissue testing results could take up to two to three months.

Gay labeled the release as a “suspicious death” and said Northern York County Regional Police were conducting an investigations.

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