Friday, September 26, 2014
"ALLENPORT, PA — The man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Washington County was found dead in his car Wednesday.
"Jeanne Bennati, 51, was found dead from a single gunshot wound in front of her home on Locust Street in Allenport, Washington County, around 9 p.m. Tuesday.
"Wednesday morning, [reporters obtained] a photo of what appeared to be a car matching a description of the gunman's car on Route 88.
"State police later confirmed that the man was found dead inside the Corvette with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The coroner identified the man as Ryan Lee Foster.
"`That suspect was located approximately 4 miles from where the shooting involved Ms. Benatti. He was actually found in his vehicle in a parking lot deceased,` Trooper Stefanie Plume said. `They said there were some domestic incidents involving the two of them in the past and with the two of them recently splitting up.`
"The victim’s daughter told [reporters] that her mother was going through a divorce and she feared something like this would happen.
"Authorities said they continue to investigate what led up to the fatal shooting."