Update: State Police ID Man Killed By Police, Woman Found Dead In Basement

UPDATE: The woman found dead has been identified as Angela Faidley and the man killed by police was Luke Stash, according to an updated release by Pennsylvania state police.

Pennsylvania State Police

Pennsylvania State Police

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A man was shot and killed by police after a woman was found dead in a basement, according to a release by Pennsylvania state police.

Connellsville police went for a welfare check at home in the 2100 block of 2nd Street in South Connellsville Boro, Fayette County on Tuesday, Mar. 1, shortly after 4:30 p.m., the release states.

A man let them into the home where they found a 45-year-old woman dead in the basement, according to the release.

When officers attempted to arrest the man, a fight ensued– and the man pulled out a pistol and shot at the police, police say.

Officers shot the man and he died at the scene, the release shows.

The man was 33-year-old, his name– and the woman's name– have not been released.

An investigation by state police is ongoing.

Editor's note: This originally was published stating PSP shot the man this has since been corrected.

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