Sunbury Police Tim Miller

Sunbury Police Tim Miller placed crime scene tape in the area of a Milton home where investigators are searching for the body of Barbara Miller, who has been missing since 1989.

MILTON — The body of a woman missing since 1989 may be hidden in the basement of a Milton home, according to investigators.

Sunbury Police Chief Tim Miller confirmed Wednesday morning that investigators were searching for the body of Barbara Miller inside of a home at 751 N. Front St., Milton.

Police from Sunbury and Milton, along with the Northumberland County Coroner’s Office and the Mercyhurst University Forensic Anthropology Department have been at the home most of the morning conducting an investigation.

More details will appear in Standard Journal’s print edition when they become available.

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