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Police find body in basement of abandoned N. Philly home

Victim suffered blunt force trauma to the head.

Investigators found a body in the basement of an abandoned house in North Philadelphia this afternoon, according to police.

The victim, who appeared to be between the ages of 18 and 20, was discovered at 2018 West Toronto Street at 1:50 p.m. He suffered blunt force trauma to the head and was pronounced dead on the scene at 1:58 p.m.

Police did not recover any weapons and have not yet made any arrests. They are investigating the incident as a homicide.

 
 
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