Death investigation

A death investigation was launched Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, by the Cambria County Coroner's Office and Johnstown Police Department after an unresponsive individual was found inside a vehicle at this location – the 600 block of Wood Street in Hornerstown.

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A Johnstown man was jailed Friday for the Jan. 1 shooting death of a woman whose body was found New Year's Day in Hornerstown.

Qwante Nyjil Rose, 21, of the 800 block of Devlin Street, is charged with homicide, accused of killing Jaydin Sanderson, 19, with a gunshot to the head.

Rose was arraigned before District Judge Kevin Price, of Johnstown, and sent to Cambria County Prison without bond.

"Credit goes to JPD for working this case very hard and to the community," Cambria County District Attorney Gregory Neugebauer said.

"That's what truly got us here today."

Check back for additional information on this developing story.

Patrick Buchnowski is a reporter for The Tribune-Democrat. He can be reached at 532-5061. Follow him on Twitter @PatBuchnowskiTD.

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