Charismatic minister Furler walked out of his house in a black mask and dressed as a minja at 4:30 a.m., ending overnight negotiations on an involuntary psychiatric evaluation order. He levelled a shotgun at state troopers and was fatally shot. After the shooting police pointed out that he’d been heavily armed, including a sword, and that his family hadn’t been as cooperative as they would have liked.

ID: 679

Victms Name: Robert W. Furler
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Race:

City: New Tripoli
County: Lehigh
State: PA
Zip Code: 18066
Country: United States of America

Agency: Pennsylvania State Police

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Charismatic minister Furler walked out of his house in a black mask and dressed as a minja at 4:30 a.m., ending overnight negotiations on an involuntary psychiatric evaluation order. He levelled a shotgun at state troopers and was fatally shot. After the shooting police pointed out that he’d been heavily armed, including a sword, and that his family hadn’t been as cooperative as they would have liked.

Symptoms of mental health: Yes

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