NORRISTOWN PA – The sole victim of a hazardous materials incident that occurred Sunday (Oct. 11, 2015) on Schaffer Road in Lower Pottsgrove was a 19-year-old man who took his own life by asphyxiation, according to a report cited Monday (Oct. 12) from the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.
Members of the man’s family, with whom he had been staying, found him at the scene and called for first responders that included Lower Pottsgrove police.
The victim’s name and details of the manner of death were said to be withheld from the report due to the family’s request for privacy. Its website states its obligation is “to investigate sudden, unnatural and violent deaths with compassion for family and friends during their time of grief.”
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