Plymouth Meeting man dies two years after being shot in Allentown

A 29-year-old Plymouth Meeting man, Roniel O. Santos-Rivera, was pronounced dead on Thursday, July 27, 2023, by the Lehigh County coroner. Santos-Rivera was shot on August 21, 2021, and after an autopsy, the coroner listed his cause of death as a homicide due to the complications of a gunshot wound to the head.

His death is being investigated by the Allentown Police Department and the Lehigh County Homicide Task Force, with assistance from the Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office.