Body found in woods near railroad tracks in Port Richmond, police say
PHILADELPHIA - A suspicious death investigation is underway after police say a decomposed body was found in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section late Friday night.
Police were called to the 2200 block of East Tioga Street around 11:30 p.m. for reports of a deceased person.
A decomposed body was found in a wooded area near the railroad tracks, according to reports. They were pronounced dead early Saturday morning.
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The body was transported to the Medical Examiner's Office to determine cause of death. No further details, including age or gender, have been released at this time.