TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Police: Ohio man found along Pa. Turnpike died of gunshot wound

Daily Photo Galleries

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 1:42 p.m.
 

State police in Somerset are investigating the death of an Akron, Ohio, man whose body was discovered early Tuesday near a drainage pond off the berm of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Somerset Township.

Trooper Ted Goins said the Antwan Dash, 33, of Akron, died of a gunshot wound to the head. Police said his car was found nearby.

“The manner of death is pending further investigation. No further details will be released at this time because of the ongoing investigation,” the trooper said.

Goins said investigators believe Dash died between 2:38 and 6:58 a.m.

His body was found close to a drainage ditch off the eastbound lane's south berm near mile marker 108. Someone spotted the body at about 7 a.m., according to reports.

The location is approximately two miles west of the Somerset Interchange of the turnpike.

Coroner Wallace Miller is assisting with the investigation.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Clues to Chief Justice John Roberts’ thinking on new ObamaCare case
  2. Pirates enter Plan B with Martin off market
  3. Reflecting frustration, Webb eyes presidency
  4. Mears savors success, credits legendary Lange for guidance, inspiration
  5. 5 arrested on firearm, drug charges in Spring Hill
  6. Allegheny County adoption event joins 40 children with families
  7. For Steelers, a fight to finish for playoff berth
  8. Starkey: No explaining Steelers, AFC North
  9. Shooting victims live with bullets to survive, thrive
  10. Derry water outage may be resolved by 5 p.m. Sunday, authority says
  11. Allegheny County buck could prove to be state’s largest ever taken
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.