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Police Find Dead Body Wrapped In Blankets in South Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are investigating a suspicious death in South Philadelphia on Sunday morning.

At approximately 5:40 a.m., police from the 3rd District were called to the 1000 block of Jackson Street in South Philadelphia where they discovered a dead body in the back of a mini-van.

The victim is described as a white male in his 30’s. His body was found wrapped in blankets in the back of the van. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

Reported By Stasia DeMarco, CBSPhilly