Police: Woman fatally stabbed, hit with hammer in Crescentville

- Philadelphia Police are investigating a deadly incident in the city’s Crescentville neighborhood Wednesday morning.

Officers responded to the 5500 block of Hill Creek Drive around 7 a.m. to find a 57-year-old woman dead.

Investigators say the woman was stabbed in the neck multiple times and also assaulted with a hammer by an unknown suspect. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Both weapons have been recovered, and the investigation is ongoing. 

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