By Walt Hunter
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The house, once occupied by convicted killer and abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, is causing big problems for his Mantua neighbors.
Philadelphia Licenses and Inspections officials confirm the home in the 600 block of N. 32nd Street has been cited for violations, including a partially collapsed wall.
But neighbors say the house remains unsealed as it is being looted by vandals, who have even stolen the front door. A CBS 3 I-Team Investigation found the house torn apart by intruders, bags of garbage filling the side and back yards.
Today, a contractor, hired by the owner of the home next door, tried to partially seal the house.
Neighbors fear if vandals start a fire it could easily spread to other rowhomes on the block.
When contacted by CBS 3, L and I officials confirmed the home was still owned by Gosnell, and they had sent violation notices to him in prison.
They also promised they would, within the next week, clean up and seal the property.
Gosnell was convicted for the murder of three newborn babies in May, 2013 at his abortion clinic and sentenced to life without parole.
His attorney did not return a call requesting comment.
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