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UPDATE: Police and EMS Respond to Body Found in Homewood West

Date: March 12, 2020
Incident Type: Body Found
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 5 were called to a welfare check for the 7000 block of Forest Way around 5:25 a.m.

Responding officers were met by a male who stated he had taken drugs and was afraid of his surroundings. Officers transported him to a local hospital for an evaluation. While at the hospital, the male stepped outside to place a 9-1-1 call requesting police return to the residence.

Officers along with EMS made second stop to the 7000 block of Forest Way where they discovered a deceased female.

Police are investigating.

UPDATE: James Wilson, 34, of no fixed address, is charged with Criminal Homicide in connection with this case. He is currently being housed in Allegheny County Jail.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews