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: Mon Incline Free For 'Party On The Mount' Fundraiser
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: Pa. Commissions Recognize National Hunting And Fishing Day
*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: Former Jail Guard Accused Of Violating Inmate’s Civil Rights
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).