Sources: Husband of Victim a Person of Interest in Pennypack Park Murder

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    UPDATE: Murray's husband confessed to killing her, according to law enforcement sources.


    The husband of a Northeast Philadelphia mother who was found dead at a local park is now being questioned by police, according to NBC10 sources.

    Reward Increases In Case Of Mother's Body Found In Park

    [PHI] Reward Increases In Case Of Mother's Body Found In Park
    Philadelphia police returned Friday to the spot where Connie Murray's body was found in Pennypack Park Tuesday morning. As they search for answers, more money is being donated to the reward in the case. NBC10's Katy Zachry was there when detectives returned to the scene and reports with more details.

    Constance "Connie" Murray, 46, was found dead Tuesday morning in Pennypack Park. Sources tell NBC10 that Murray's husband was taken in for questioning by police and is considered a person of interest. He has not been charged however.

    The Holme Circle woman was last seen alive when she left her Tolbut Street home to go for a jog Monday night. Her family searched for her and then contacted police when they were unable to locate her.

    Mother Murdered, No Suspects

    [PHI] Mother Murdered, No Suspects
    Philadelphia police continue to investigate the murder of Connie Murray in Pennypack Creek.

    A woman walking her dog found Murray's body Tuesday around 6 a.m. in the park near the Crispin Rec Center.

    According to police, surveillance video shows Murray traveling down Willets Road to Convent Avenue and on to Holme Avenue Monday night. Police say Murray was carrying headphones and a cellphone with her shortly before her death. Those items have not been recovered.

    The Medical examiner ruled Murray's death a homicide by strangulation.

    This story is developing. Stay with NBC10.com for updates.