Coroner identifies woman found beaten to death in Mercer County

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GROVE CITY, Pa. (WKBN) – The Mercer County Coroner has released the name of a woman who was found dead Wednesday inside the residential area of a business in Grove City.

Mercer County Coroner John Libonati said 53-year-old Gretchen Pallack died of blunt force trauma to her head and neck. The death is being investigated as a homicide.

Just after 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, police were called to the 100 block of S. Broad St. in Grove City for a man having a medical emergency.

Officers said while they were treating him, they found Pallack’s body at the location.

The man is now in stable condition.

Officers did not say anything about a suspect.

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