Homicide Investigation: Tracy Scanlon Killed In Harrisburg

A woman has been missing for nearly three months and authorities believe she could have been killed in the Harrisburg area, according to an updated release on Friday, May 3. 

Tracy Scalon who has not been seen since Feb. 20, authorities say.

Tracy Scalon who has not been seen since Feb. 20, authorities say.

Photo Credit: MIPA/Susquehanna Township Police Department

Tracy Scanlon, also known as Tracy Zalenski, 54 of the Pittsburgh area, was first reported missing to the Millvale Police Department.

"All information from family and friends places her in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area," Susquehanna Township Police said in a release on March 19.

The updated release provided more details about where she was in Harrisburg:

"There has been no contact with Tracy's family or friends since this time. The last known sighting of Tracy was leaving a Wine and Spirits Store on Union Deposit Road in Harrisburg. Tracy was temporarily residing with an acquaintance in the 3300 block of Union Deposit Road."

A missing person database entry was created for her on April 1; it reads in part:

"Tracy left on February 7, 2024 and was going to Harrisburg with plans to return to Pittsburgh on March 1. February 20 is the last time anyone has had any contact with Tracy."

Tracy is described as a white female, about 5’5” tall, and approximately 115 lbs. with dark blonde hair and green eyes.

A homicide investigation was launched on May 3, but additional information was unavailable.

Anyone who believes you have seen her or has any information on her whereabouts is asked to contact Sergeant Osman with the Susquehanna Township Police at 717-909-9232 or via email at, the Susquehanna Township Police (717) 652-8265,  or call into the Non-Emergency County Dispatch phone number at 717-558-6900.

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