facebooktwitterRSS
- Advertisement -
  • Most Commentedmost commented up
  • Most Emailedmost emailed up
  • Popularmost popular up

Sorry, no featured jobs currently.

- Advertisement -
 

« News Home

Prosecutors: Pa. man died of massive head trauma



Published: Wed, September 5, 2012 @ 8:39 a.m.

Prosecutors: Pa. man died of massive head trauma

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Pennsylvania man who died of severe head trauma was surrounded by blood-splattered hand tools when he was found gravely wounded in his home.

Officials are still awaiting the results of an autopsy before determining the manner of 47-year-old Michael Muretta’s death. Muretta was found in the basement of his Williams Township, Northampton County home on Aug. 29 and died later that day at a hospital.

State police are calling Muretta’s death suspicious. A search warrant application says a deputy coroner told police some of Muretta’s injuries could have been caused by a hammer. The application also says Muretta’s hands and arms were bloody.

Muretta’s estranged wife had asked police to check on him because he hadn’t been to work in more than a week.


Comments

1NilesOhio(766 comments)posted 2 years, 3 months ago

"State police are calling Muretta’s death suspicious." Do ya think?!? I'm not so confident they'll figure this one out. Might be time to call Psych.

Suggest removal:

2Photoman(1019 comments)posted 2 years, 3 months ago

Seems to me it would be extremely difficult to bludgeon oneself to death as unconsciousness would likely occur early in the process.

Suggest removal:

3southsidedave(4864 comments)posted 2 years, 3 months ago

State police are calling Muretta’s death suspicious..with a myriad of bloody hand tools lying about the body...hmmmm?

Suggest removal:


News
Opinion
Entertainment
Sports
Marketplace
Classifieds
Records
Discussions
Community
Help
Forms
Neighbors

HomeTerms of UsePrivacy StatementAdvertiseStaff DirectoryHelp
© 2014 Vindy.com. All rights reserved. A service of The Vindicator.
107 Vindicator Square. Youngstown, OH 44503

Phone Main: 330.747.1471 • Interactive Advertising: 330.740.2955 • Classified Advertising: 330.746.6565
Sponsored Links: Vindy Wheels | Vindy Jobs | Vindy Homes