Police: Pottstown woman killed Sunday during apparent home invasion robbery

Mark Abrams
November 19, 2018 - 11:59 am

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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Montgomery County district attorney says a woman who was found dead Sunday night in Pottstown apparently was shot during a home invasion robbery.

District Attorney Kevin Steele says Montgomery County detectives have joined Pottstown police in investigating the shooting of 38-year-old Sylvia Williams. Her body was found in a second-floor bedroom.

Police went to Williams' home in the 300 block of North Washington Street after a security alarm went off about 6:45 p.m.

Steele says the coroner has ordered an autopsy.

He says detectives are seeking help from anyone who might have information about the killing. Tips are being accepted by Pottstown police at 610-970-6570, and the county detectives office at 610-278-3368, and anonymous text tips can be sent using "MontcoCrimeTips" at the Stopit app, available at the App Store or Google Play. (Enter code MONTCO PA.)