PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) — A teenage girl was found dead in an alley in West Philadelphia, and police believe the suspect is a man she met on Facebook.Father Of 18-Year-Old Killed In Sand Collapse On Toms River Beach Shares Message Remembering Son
Detectives found the body of 15-year-old Sabriya McLean in the area of 49th and Spruce Streets after receiving a call around 11:40 a.m. on Tuesday.
Police say she was stabbed more than 50 times and burned before her body was left covered in leaves.
Police say Sabriya met the suspect on Facebook.READ MORE: PPA Adding Patrols To Monitor Illegally Parked Cars In Bike Lanes Amid Growing Number Of Bicyclists Killed In Philly
Authorities say the suspect, identified as 23-year-old Cole Swaringer-Herring, told his parents, who reported the crime to police.
Swaringer-Herring was arrested charged with murder, arson, abuse of corpse and related offenses.
An investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: Dirt Bike Rider Wanted In Hit-And-Run That Left Teenager Dead, Philadelphia Police Say
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