Woman's body found behind her Phila. home

November 29, 2010 1:49:54 PM PST
Philadelphia police are investigating the discovery of a woman's body in her own backyard.

Her son had reported her missing on Saturday, police said.

The body was found around 10:10 a.m. Monday behind the home on Jackson Street in South Philadelphia.

Police describe the woman as a 37-year-old woman, but did not release any other details.

There is no word at this time on the cause of death, but police say homicide detectives are investigating.