Married Couple Found Dead in Delaware River, Daughter Left in Nearby Car

Police are still investigating the circumstances around the couple's death

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The bodies of a married couple were found in the Delaware River Thursday morning as their 5-year-old daughter sat inside a nearby car.

The body of the woman, who was about 30 years old, was pulled from the river on the 700 block of S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard around 5:46 a.m., the Philadelphia Police Department said.

Nearby, police said, they found the 5-year-old inside a Nissan SUV. She told them she was with her father. The Police Marine Unit pulled the man's body from the river around 10:43 a.m.

The girl was taken to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to be checked over.

The investigation into the couple's deaths remains ongoing.

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