PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are investigating a homicide after a body was found in a laundry bag on a Philadelphia street Friday morning. The body was found on the 6900 block of Edmund Street around 7:25 a.m.
Witnesses say the person who discovered the body was walking down the street when they spotted a leg coming out of the laundry bag. They also tell Eyewitness News the bag had been on the curb for at least two days.
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Police are investigating a body found in a laundry bag on the corner of Edmund & Disston in Tacony. The person is described as small framed with a brown complexion. Still not clear if it’s a male or female. @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/2aThr84Sve
— Alecia Reid (@alecia__reid) November 13, 2020
Police say it’s not clear if the person was a male or female, as the body was mutilated. Witnesses say there was also no head.
Police describe the body as a small framed, brown complexion person.
Some homes nearby do have surveillance cameras but Eyewitness News did not spot any at the intersection.
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