Woman found dead in Philadelphia trash can identified

PHILADELPHIA -- Authorities say they have identified a woman whose body was found wrapped in plastic in a trash can in Northeast Philadelphia.

Police say the victim was identified as 36-year-old Kioma Diehl, but the cause of her death remains under investigation.

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Woman's body found inside trash can in Frankford. Watch the report from Maggie Kent on Action News at 5 p.m. on May 29, 2019.

Authorities said earlier that a garbage company worker found her body wrapped in plastic and inside a plastic trash bag and placed in a trash container on Leiper Street early Wednesday morning.

Police say no arrests have been made and no motive has been determined. The case remains under investigation.

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Body found in trash can in Frankford: as seen on Action News at Noon, May 29, 2019

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