Woman Stabbed, Beaten to Death With Hammer in Home: Philadelphia Police

A woman died after being stabbed in the neck and beaten with a hammer inside a Philadelphia home.

Medics pronounced the 57-year-old woman dead in the home along Hill Creek Drive in the Lawncrest neighborhood Wednesday morning, Philadelphia Police said.

Police recovered weapons at the scene but didn’t immediately make any arrests or reveal a possible motive.

The victim is the third woman killed in the city in less than eight hours as two women were shot and killed overnight inside a pickup truck in North Philly.

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