UPDATE: The Luzerne County Coroner announced their department was called to Nanticoke Saturday afternoon to investigate a homicide.
NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— The coroner was called to a police scene in Nanticoke Saturday afternoon to investigate a woman’s death.
Luzerne County Coroner Jillian Matthews says her department was called to the 200 block of West Church Street Saturday afternoon to investigate a death.
Following an autopsy on Saturday, the coroner says they determined the manner of death a homicide.
The coroner has identified the victim as 27-year-old Lastarr Williams.
Investigators said Williams died due to multiple traumatic injuries sustained in a physical assault.
The Nanticoke Police Department, Pennsylvania State Police, and the Luzerne County District Attorney’s office is investigating this incident.
This is a developing story, Eyewitness News will keep you updated with the latest.