Jean Tuggy Homocide Autopsy Report

Sean Nunez, Ph.D. filed this request with the Centre County District Attorney's Office of Centre County, PA.


From: Sean Nunez, Ph.D.

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:

All (1) records*, about or concerning Jean Tuggy (60 years old, 175 Orion St., Pine Grove Mills, PA 16868, Found dead on January 21st, 2016) including, but not limited to autopsy report(s), medical examination report(s), coroner's finding(s), coroner's notes, ballistics report(s), expert reports, autopsy photographs and transcripts.

Additionally, Petitioner requests (2) records* pertaining to how the records requested above (denoted as (1) records) were prepared, received, transmitted, collected, and/or maintained by your office, Federal/local/state law enforcement agency, Department of Defense agency, any Task Force, Fusion Center, and Private Contractors that relate or refer to how any of the records above (denoted as (1))have been or will be used, including but not limited to: any analysis or evaluation of those records or the information contained therein; the retention, transfer, or destruction of those records; and any records identifying any recipient(s) of the records identified above (denoted as (1)), including the recipients outside of your office.

*The term “records” as used herein includes all records or communications preserved in electronic or written form, including but not limited to correspondence, documents, data, videotapes, audio tapes, e-mails, faxes, files, guidance, guidelines, evaluations, instructions, analyses, memoranda, agreements, notes, orders, policies, procedures, protocols, reports, rules, technical manuals, technical specifications, training manuals, or studies.”

Proof of death is not required since her death last year was widely reported.

If there are any fees for copying the records requested in excess of $40, please advise me.

Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please furnish all applicable records to:

Sean A. Nunez, Ph.D.
CrimeThink Post
P.O. Box 711
State College, PA 16804

As you may be aware, the PA Right to Know Law requires that an agency respond to a request within five business days of receipt of a request. Therefore, I would appreciate a response as soon as possible and look forward to hearing from you shortly.

If for any reason any portion of this request is denied, please inform me of the reasons for the denial in writing and description of the records (as mandated by the PA RTKL) and provide the name and address of the person or body to whom an appeal should be directed.

If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at or my cell at 845-489-5797.

Thank you,
Sean A. Nuñez, Ph.D.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Sean Nunez, Ph.D.

From: Sarah J. Yates

To Whom it May Concern:
Your Right to Know Request was received within the Centre County District Attorney's Office.

From: Sarah J. Yates

To Whom it May Concern:
The Centre County District Attorney’s Office received your request on March 18, 2016. A response to your Right to Know request is currently being prepared. It will be sent on or before April 24, 2016 as previously stated in our letter of March 24, 2016 (see attached).

Thank you,

Sarah Yates
Paralegal to Stacy Parks Miller
Centre County District Attorney
102 South Allegheny Street Room 404
Bellefonte, PA 16823
P: 814-355-6735
F: 814-355-6756

From: Sarah J. Yates

To Whom It May Concern,