Woman's Naked Body Found in N. Philly

A nude body is discovered behind a vacant home in North Philadelphia

By Jackie Gailey
|  Friday, Aug 10, 2012  |  Updated 7:07 PM EDT
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A body of a naked 25-year-old woman was found early Friday morning behind a vacant house at 2500 North Mole Street in North Philadelphia. NBC10's Monique Braxton spoke to neighborhood residents about the disturbing discovery.

NBC10 Philadelphia - Monique Braxton

A body of a naked 25-year-old woman was found early Friday morning behind a vacant house at 2500 North Mole Street in North Philadelphia. NBC10's Monique Braxton spoke to neighborhood residents about the disturbing discovery.

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Philadelphia homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 25-year-old woman.

Her nude body was found behind a vacant house at 2500 North Mole Street in North Philadelphia Friday morning.

Police told NBC10 a neighbor reported hearing dogs barking, followed the sounds and found the body around 6 a.m.

A snapped off belt was found a short distance away and investigators said the victim may have been strangled and dragged down an alley to the backyard of the vacant house.

The victim has not been identified.

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