Missing woman died of drug overdose, police say

Alyssa Sprigle, left, was found dead Wednesday afternoon. Photo: Kortlyn Jade, Facebook

YORK, Pa. (WHTM) – A 24-year-old woman found dead in York days after she was reported missing died from a drug overdose, police said.

Alyssa Sprigle was found in a parked vehicle Wednesday afternoon in the area of Linden Avenue and Elm Terrace. Her family had posted requests on social media to ask for help in their search for her, saying she was last seen on Saturday.

York County Coroner Pamela Gay said Sprigle was not the owner of the vehicle in which she was found.

Police are investigating where Sprigle obtained the drugs. That person could be charged in her death.

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