TIOGA (WTXF) - Philadelphia Police are investigating a homicide in the Tioga section of the city.
The incident occurred Saturday afternoon around 3:11 p.m. on the 3700 block of N. 18th Street.
According to police, a 52-year-old female was assaulted inside a rooming house by a 54-year-old male.
Police responded to a radio call of a "Person Screaming/Hospital Case" at the location. When they arrived, they met with emergency medical crews who directed them to the first floor front apartment.
Officers found the victim, identified as 52-year-old Kimberly Foster, laying face up on the floor. According to police she had been kicked and punched several times by her live-in boyfriend identified as 54-year-old Joseph House.
Foster was transported to Temple Hospital and pronounced at 3:58 p.m.
House was apprehended and charged with murder and related offenses.