Charity Thome Killed by Pennsylvania State Police

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
500 King Street
Mapping Police Violence:

Thome first eluded police Sunday about 8 a.m., when officers were dispatched for a report that she was trespassing at a residence. Police received a call at 1:55 a.m. that Thome was trying to break into the same home where she allegedly had been trespassing earlier. North Lebanon police encountered Thome and chased her. Troopers joined the pursuit. Troopers blocked her car in, and ordered Thome to get out of her car. Thome tried to drive away but hit the North Lebanon vehicle, and troopers shot and killed her.

Victim's Name: Charity Thome

Agency Responsible: Pennsylvania State Police

Gender: Female

Age: 42

Race: White

Date of Death: March 16, 2020

County: Lebanon

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Justified by District Attorney

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Vehicle

Weapon: vehicle

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5709

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