Police: Man in burning car had been shot

Philadelphia police say a body found in a burning car early Saturday had multiple bullet holes in it. Credit: Google Images
Philadelphia police say a body found in a burning car early Saturday had multiple bullet wounds.
Credit: Google Images

A body found inside a burning car on the 5000 block of Glenmore Avenue last weekend had been shot, according to police.

Police have identified the victim as 39-year-old Yewdall Street resident Johnnie Haywood.

Haywood had been shot in the face and neck before the car was set on fire, Philadelephia police said Tuesday morning.

Haywood’s body was found in the rear passenger compartment of a burning 2013 Toyota Venza about 4:30 a.m. Saturday.


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