ShareThis Page
Regional

Police: New Castle man kills himself after threatening ex-girlfriend

| Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, 11:06 a.m.

A New Castle man who police say threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend and police officers is dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in western Pennsylvania after he barricaded himself in his home.

New Castle police say Troy Glenn Addy killed himself after a brief standoff Saturday morning.

Police said Addy forced his way into his ex-girlfriend's home, put a gun to his ex-girlfriend's head and threatened her before he left, telling her he'd kill police officers before killing himself.

Police say officers went to the house where Addy had barricaded himself inside and attempted to negotiate with Addy for a couple hours. They say officers entered the residence and found Addy dead.

TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.

click me