Philadelphia Police: Lieutenant under investigation found dead in Somerton

Philadelphia police are investigating the sudden death of one of its own.

Philadelphia police are investigating the sudden death of one of its own.

The discovery was made shortly before 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at a home along the 600 block of Hendrix Street.

Police have identified the officer as Lt. Vincent Testa.

Officials have not released a cause of death, but say it is not a homicide.

Testa worked several years in the Firearms Identification Unit, and has been under investigation for missing guns from the unit.
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