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Pa. police officer facing arrest for burglary of estranged wife's home kills himself

Pa. police officer facing arrest for burglary of estranged wife's home kills himself

DILLSBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania police sergeant shot himself to death after officers came to arrest him for committing a burglary at his estranged wife's home and then trying to frame her boyfriend for it, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Susquehanna Township Police Sgt. Ronald Reinhart Jr. planted jewelry from the break-in at the boyfriend's home and then called in an anonymous tip to say the boyfriend was responsible for the crime, Cumberland County District Attorney Dave Freed said. Reinhart, 41, held police at bay on Monday afternoon for hours at his home outside Dillsburg, about 14 miles southwest of Harrisburg. They were there to arrest him for stealing four jewelry boxes...

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