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June 11, 2020

Woman's body found inside suitcase in Kensington, police say

Authorities investigating suspicious death

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Philadelphia police are investigating the death of a woman whose remains were found in a large suitcase near the intersection of Kensington and Allegheny avenues on June 11, 2020.

A woman's remains were found Thursday morning inside a suitcase left on a roadway in Kensington, according to Philadelphia police.

UPDATE: New Jersey man charged in death of woman found in suitcase in Kensington

Authorities made the discovery around 9:50 a.m. near the intersection of Kensington and Allegheny avenues.

The victim, a white woman of unknown age, was found inside a large black suitcase, investigators said.

Police called the woman's death suspicious and an investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call 24th District police at (215) 686-3240.