Decomposed Body Found in Southwest Philly

A decomposed body was found in Southwest Philadelphia Saturday afternoon, Philadelphia Police said.

The body was found in Bartram Gardens by witnesses walking in a wooded area at 53rd Street and John Bartram Drive.

The body of an unknown black female, no shirt, blue pants, brown was "hospital socks" was on the bank of the Schuylkill River and was approximately 45 feet from the water line.

Police tell us the body was in a state of decomposition and had no obvious signs of trauma.

This is a developing story. We will have more details as it becomes available.