Playing child finds body in North Philadelphia, police say

May 1, 2014 6:00:51 PM PDT
Police say a child playing in a field happened upon a dead body in North Philadelphia.

The discovery was made around 6:15 p.m. along the 2500 block of North 11th Street.

Police say the body was bound with duct tape and wrapped in a blanket.

Investigators have not determined the gender or identity of the victim.

It is also unclear how long the body had been there or where the person died.

Homicide detectives are investigating.


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