Police seek clues to Wissinoming woman's death


Phil­adelphia po­lice are in­vest­ig­at­ing the sus­pi­cious death of a Wissi­nom­ing wo­man on Feb. 28.

Of­ficers from the 15th dis­trict were called to an apart­ment on the 5900 block of Tor­res­dale Ave. at about 3 p.m. In­side the res­id­ence, they found a 49-year-old wo­man with in­jur­ies of the face and head. She was taken to Aria Health-Tor­res­dale and pro­nounced dead less than an hour later.

Po­lice took the wo­man’s hus­band in­to cus­tody for ques­tion­ing but did not charge him crim­in­ally. He has been re­leased from cus­tody.

Hom­icide in­vest­ig­at­ors await a re­port from the city med­ic­al ex­am­iner’s of­fice on a cause of death, ac­cord­ing to Of­ficer Tan­ya Little, a po­lice de­part­ment spokes­wo­man. ••


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