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Pennsylvania State Police said the identity of the man who allegedly fought Reichert would be kept confidential until the investigation is complete. Juniata County District Attorney Cory Snook reiterated Henderson's remarks and said the identity of the man is being withheld because at this time no charges have been filed.
Police said Reichert, 30, was reportedly killed after he began banging on doors, yelling and pacing on the roadway at around 3 a.m. Tuesday outside the home of an unidentified Richfield man and woman. After several minutes the woman contacted family members and 911, according to the report
The report states the male homeowner got dressed and went outside but Reichert was not on the porch or on the road. He told police that he heard Reichert yelling from across the road. Police said Reichert was located in an area across the street that also belongs to the homeowner.
Police said the male homeowner walked toward the sound of Reichert's voice and was attacked when he came closer to the building. In the fight that ensued, Reichert was injured, however the extent and nature of the injuries have not been released by police. Police said first responders and EMTs treated Reichert, but he died at the scene a short time later.
use of deadly force to protect person property is not justified.