Shortly after 10:00 am on April 2nd, The Fairview Township Police and Fire Departments were called to 625 Pleasant View Road, Lewisberry, for a residential structure fire. 62-yr old Thomas Bedrin was found dead at the scene. The fire was primarily contained to the bedroom of the upstairs apartment, and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
An autopsy performed on April 3rd determined that the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head, possibly self-inflicted. It was also determined at autopsy that the death occurred prior to the burn injuries to the body.