On August 22, 2021 at 4:18 p.m., Falls Township Police Officers responded to the area of Bristol Pike and Wheatsheaf Lane to check the well being of a juvenile.  Family of the 14 year-old male contacted police after becoming aware that the woman arrested for sexually assaulting him, Jennilynne Derolf, had contacted the juvenile and arranged to meet with him.  Upon the arrival of the police officers, Derolf committed suicide with a firearm, stated Police Chief Nelson Whitney.  The juvenile was not injured.

The facts and circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation.

Chief Whitney thanked the Bucks County Coroner's Officer for their assistance in the investigation.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact FTPD Detective Matthew Tomcho at 215-949-9100 ext: 347 or at m.tomcho@fallstwp.com