Search Warrant Service / Attempted Suicide

On 7/24/2019, the Chambersburg Police Dept. went to the address of 369 W Burkhart Ave. to serve an arrest warrant for Aggravated Indecent Assault, Indecent Assault and Corruption of Minors as well as serve a search warrant related to the same charges.  Upon arriving at the address, officers knocked on the door and announced the search warrant without any response from inside the residence.  Officers forced entry into the residence and located Jeffrey Martin in an upstairs bedroom.  Martin was found lying on the bed and had stabbed himself multiple times in the chest prior to officers making entry.  EMS responded and Martin was transported to the Chambersburg Hospital.  He was subsequently flown to Holy Spirit Hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries. 

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 2:38pm

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369 W Burkhart Ave
Chambersburg, PA 17201