Cops, Courts and Fire

Police Investigate Death In Washington Crossing


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Detectives from Upper Makefield and the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office are probing the death of a person found Tuesday evening.

Police confirmed that a person was found deceased in the 1000 block of River Road near Lafayette Drive in the Washington Crossing section of the township following a 9-1-1 call for an unresponsive subject around 6 p.m. Upon the first officers arriving on the scene, the person was found to be deceased.

The deceased person’s name is being withheld until their family can be notified, police said.

The scene was blocked off Tuesday night by police tape and emergency vehicles.

The Upper Makefield Fire Company and St. Mary Emergency Medical Services squad were dispatched to the scene along with police.


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Tom Sofield

Tom Sofield

Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for five years for both newspaper and online publications. In 2012, Tom was honored at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation’s Keystone Press Awards for his coverage of President Obama’s visit to Falls Township in 2011. When he’s not covering news in the area, Tom enjoys checking out the newest restaurants and bars, exploring forgotten places of industry in the area, going to local parks and spending time with his friends and family. If there’s one thing you should know about Tom, he is a local news junkie through and through. Email: tom@newtownpanow.com Phone: 215-431-1001