Man's body found wrapped in blanket inside trunk of burning Jeep in South Philadelphia

Police are investigating after a man's body was found wrapped in a blanket inside the trunk of a burning vehicle in South Philadelphia.

Just before 12 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to a parking lot on the 2700 block of South 3rd Street, where a Jeep was seen smoking.

After fire crews arrived, the 43-year-old victim's body was discovered. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


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The victim has been identified as 43-year-old Joslyn Morgan..

No arrests have been made at this time. This is an ongoing investigation.

Tips can be submitted by calling 215-686-TIPS (8477) or texting PPD TIP (773847). Tips can also be submitted anonymously online. All tips are confidential.


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