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.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.