Man killed in Chester is Delco's first murder of 2017

Police in Chester are investigating what appears to be Delaware County's first homicide of the year.

Officers arrived at 8:05 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Howard and 22nd streets after someone called police.

They found the body of a 24-year-old man in the driver's seat of a gray Kia Sorrento.

The man appeared to have been shot to death.

His body was taken to the Delaware County Medical Examiner's Office, where an autopsy will be performed.

Anyone with information about the case was being asked to call the Chester Police Department Detective Division at 610-447-7908, Capt. James Chubb at 610-447-8433 or the Delaware County Criminal Investigations Division at 610-891-7700.
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