SPRINGETTSBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — A man has been charged with criminal homicide after a woman was found dead in her home in York County and the county coroner ruled her stabbing death a homicide.
On Friday, Sept 16, police charged 55-year-old Long Nguyen with one count of criminal homicide. He was taken to York Hospital for surgery and once he is released, he will be transported to York County Prison.
Nguyen’s charges came after 49-year-old Xuan Trang Pham of Springettsbury Township was found dead on the afternoon of Tuesday, Sept. 13.
Springettsbury Police Chief Todd King says around 1:23 p.m. police responded to the 3600 block of Harrowgate Road for a welfare check.
Once inside, police found Pham deceased and Nguyen injured in a bedroom. According to the coroner’s office, Pham and Nguyen were married.
The York County Coroner’s Office confirmed that Pham had been stabbed to death in the neck and abdomen, and on Sunday evening ruled her death a homicide.
Police say at this time they do not believe there is any danger to the public and they’re in the early stages of their investigation.
An autopsy was done on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 10 a.m. at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown.
The York County Coroner’s Office said this is their 26th homicide of the year, 16 of which have been in York City.