Amish woman murdered in Pennsylvania: Rebekah Byler, 23, was pregnant when she ... trends now

Amish woman murdered in Pennsylvania: Rebekah Byler, 23, was pregnant when she ... trends now
Amish woman murdered in Pennsylvania: Rebekah Byler, 23, was pregnant when she ... trends now

Amish woman murdered in Pennsylvania: Rebekah Byler, 23, was pregnant when she ... trends now

A pregnant Amish woman has been found dead in a Crawford County home.

Rebekah Byler, 23, was found dead by a family member on Fish Flats Road in Sparta Township after police were called to the scene yesterday at around 12.30 pm.

The Pennsylvania State Police said they are investigating Byler's death as a homicide, uncommon in parts of the Erie region with a large Amish population. 

However, they said they are 'aggressively investigating all available leads'. Byler's cause of death has not been revealed.

Byler's two other children were in the property unharmed when the body was found by police.

Rebekah Byler, 23, was found dead by a family member on Fish Flats Road in Sparta Township after police were called to the scene yesterday at around 12.30 pm

Rebekah Byler, 23, was found dead by a family member on Fish Flats Road in Sparta Township after police were called to the scene yesterday at around 12.30 pm

Police had no suspects for the suspected crime as of Tuesday afternoon, The Erie Times-News reported.

The autopsy is pending and police have yet to release any other details. 

Neighbors told WJET/WFXP that Byler was six months pregnant and her husband discovered her body. 

Byler was found with gunshot wounds, KDKA-TV reported.

The 'heartbroken' Spartansburg community said Byler's death has affected everyone living there.

'Buncha good people everyone seems to get along with them. Everyone is just stunned. Nobody could even imagine that this kind of stuff is going on,' local resident Randy Eaton told WJET-TV.

'It's definitely shameful that anything like this could go on here. There's not a person who's not concerned. Everyone is surprised.'

'We're just a very tight-knit community and I'm absolutely

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