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Homicide Suspect Turns Herself in to Police

Date: March 2, 2021
Incident Type: Arrest
Location: Zone 1

On December 21, 2020, Pittsburgh Police Special Victims Unit detectives released a missing person report for a 53-year-old male, Deric Bryan Davis.

The following day, police visited a residence in the 3200 block of California Avenue in an attempt to locate Mr. Davis.

At that property, detectives discovered the victim deceased and concealed beneath debris in the front yard.

An arrest warrant was issued for a female suspect, Janet Winbush.

Winbush, 50, of Brighton Heights turned herself in on March 2, 2021 and has been incarcerated in the Allegheny County Jail. She is charged with Criminal Homicide and Abuse of a Corpse.

Original incident details:

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz