Harrisburg Man Who Died at Fire Scene Identified; Investigation Ongoing

A Harrisburg man who died in his home Sunday has been identified as 69-year-old Jay Ross.

Emergency responders were dispatched to Ross’s home at 1411 North 15th Street for a fire.

Ross was found inside and pronounced dead at the scene by a Dauphin County deputy coroner.

Coroner Graham Hetrick has not made determinations on cause and matter of death, pending further investigation.

Harrisburg police and Harrisburg Bureau of Fire also responded to the home and are investigating.

A relative at the home was hospitalized for smoke inhalation.

MEDIA CONTACT: Brett Hambright, Press Secretary, 717-780-6311; bhambright@dauphinc.org.