MUDDY CREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) — State police in Butler County are asking for the public’s help as they continue their investigation into the discovery of a homicide victim in Muddy Creek Township.
According to state police, 38-year-old David Hines of New Castle was found dead in his vehicle on E. Portersville Road, near State Route 422 and Interstate 79, around 8 p.m. Monday.READ MORE: Consumer Alert Issued For Italian Village Pizza/Shake Shop In Pleasant Hills
Hines’ SUV was found down a small embankment near the entrance of a mining facility.
State police say Hines had suffered an apparent gunshot wound.
Investigators say he disappeared on Monday afternoon in New Castle.READ MORE: Police: 2 Young Kids Critically Hurt In Quadruple Shooting
*Update* Anyone information on this incident is asked to contact the PSP Butler Station at 724-284-8100 and speak to Trooper Jennifer Cantella or anonymously contact the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS https://t.co/Rs5yFT1WGq https://t.co/WNLLPshev4 pic.twitter.com/5g8xUoGfiE
— Trooper Black (@PSPTroopDPIO) May 18, 2021
The incident is believed to be isolated and remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: FBI Warns Graduates Not To Post Senior Picture And Name Of High School To Avoid Potential Scams
Anyone with information on the case is being asked to call state police in Butler County at 724-282-8100 or Pennsylvania Crimestoppers at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477).