Philadelphia police officer, man found dead inside Port Richmond home

- PHILADELPHIA (AP/WTXF) - Authorities say an off-duty police officer and a man were found dead inside a home in Northeast Philadelphia.

Police said the female officer and the man were found inside a home on the 2900 block of Mercer Street in the Port Richmond neighborhood around noon Monday.

The officer was a 36-year-old female. According to police, a man was also found dead inside the home.

Their identities were not immediately released. Police have not said what caused the deaths.

Investigators say the officer was assigned to the 1st District and that she was a 14-year veteran of the force.

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