The body of a woman was found Saturday around 3:30 a.m. on the 300 block of E. Tusculum Street.
Officials say surveillance video in the area showed a red car, possibly a Nissan, parallel park, quickly open and close the passenger door, then drove away from the scene.
The video shows the woman's body left behind after the car leaves, according to police.
The vehicle was last seen heading towards Kensington Avenue.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Philadelphia Police Department Homicide Unit at 215.686.3334.
Anonymous tips are also encouraged at 215.686.TIPS.