By CBS3 Staff

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 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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CBS3’s Alecia Reid contributed to this report. 

Stay with for updates on this developing story. 


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