Body With Gunshot Wound Found After House Fire In Kingsessing
By Al Novack
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police say a fire might have been set to cover up a murder in the city’s Kingsessing section Wednesday morning.
The unidentified victim was found with a gunshot wound to the head on the second level of a row home near the intersection of 59th and Springfield streets.
The one-alarm fire was reported at about 7:30 and quickly extinguished. Firefighters discovered body during a secondary search of the property.
Homicide detectives and the fire marshal are conducting a joint investigation.