York College professor Amanda Himes loses her life during an apparent domestic dispute with her husband over the weekend. Today the York College community reacted to the passing of their colleague.
Just after 11:00pm Saturday night, Amanda's husband Steven Himes made a graphic 911 call. Telling the operator he had just shot his wife, and while on the line, Steven went to the basement of the couple's home in Chanceford Township and turned the gun on himself.
Amanda Himes was an adjunct professor of Math tutoring at York College. Today the Y.C.P. Center for Teaching and Learning released this statement:
"We are shocked and saddened at the loss of Amanda Hines our dear, dear friend, teacher and colleague. Amanda was so very loved by our York College family and we will pass along information about how to pay respect as it becomes available."
CBS 21 News will keep you updated with memorial information as it becomes available.
Two people are dead after a murder-suicide in Chanceford Township, York County Saturday night.
State Police in York say Steven Himes shot and killed his wife, Amanda Himes, then turned the gun on himself.
Just after 11:00 PSP York got a phone call from Steven Himes, who told them he had just shot his wife in their house during an argument. Steven went into the basement and shot himself while on the phone with dispatchers, according to police.
Responding State Troopers and officers from York Area Regional Police got to their home on Delta Road and found Amanda Himes's body in bedroom. Police say she had multiple gunshot wounds. They found Steven Himes's body in the basement, with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.
An autopsy will be done on Amanda Himes. The investigation is ongoing.