ALLEGHENY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – State Police are investigating after a PFA violation ended with a body recovered from a burning garage.
According to Pennsylvania State Police Butler, they responded to a house in Allegheny Township, Butler County for reports of a Protection from Abuse violation on Monday morning.READ MORE: Penn-Trafford Football Player Asks For Donations For Each Tackle This Season To Raise Money For Police Department
The victim told police the suspect was at her house with a rifle. Police say while she was calling 911, the suspect walked towards a garage that was detached from the garage.
According to police, the victim then heard a gunshot and saw smoke billowing from the garage. She says she got to a neighbor’s house to get help.READ MORE: SUV Of Ohio Mom Stephanie Van Nguyen And 2 Kids Missing Since 2002 Pulled From River
When State Police arrived, they say they cleared the main residence and determined that the suspect was most likely inside the garage, which was engulfed in flames.
Once crews were able to put out the fire, State Police say in a press release that “human remains” and rifle pieces were found in the wreckage.MORE NEWS: Peters Township Native Part Of NASA's Lucy Mission, Visiting 8 Asteroids
The investigation continues pending dental records.