Montco’s District Attorney Releases Additional Details on Early Morning “Homicide” in Conshohocken

The Montgomery County District Attorney released additional details on the “homicide” that took place sometime early this morning at 909 Hallowell Street in Conshohocken. Below is the text from the announcement, which includes the name of the deceased. It does not name the suspect, which reported to be a nephew.

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele and Conshohocken Borough Police Chief Michael Orler announce the joint investigation into a
homicide that occurred in the 900 block of Hallowell Street in Conshohocken Borough. The deceased is Catherine Wanamaker, 60, of the same address. A suspect is in custody awaiting arraignment.

On Friday, December 16, 2016 at 5:14 a.m., the Conshohocken Borough Police Department responded to 909 Hallowell Street for a report of an unknown type of disturbance. Upon arrival, officers found the residence secure. Officers forced entry into the home and found the body of Ms. Wanamaker lying on the floor, with multiple stab wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

When there is more to report, we will provide an update.