Body of man found burned behind Mount Airy home: Police

According to neighbors, the residence was vacant but it was recently being used as a music studio.

By6abc Digital Staff and Sharifa Jackson via WPVI logo
Monday, June 27, 2022
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Philadelphia police are investigating after a body was found burned in the city's Mount Airy section.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are investigating after a body was found burned in the city's Mount Airy section.

The discovery was made around 12:45 p.m. Sunday on the 200 block of E. Hortter Street.

Police say the body of a 31-year-old man was found behind a home at the scene. His cause of death is still under investigation.

According to neighbors, the residence was vacant but it was recently being used as a music studio.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 215-686-TIPS.