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April 13, 2018

Police: City employee finds body in Fairmount Park

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MLK Drive Fairmount Park Source/Google Street View

Martin Luther King Drive and Black Road.

Philadelphia police are investigating after an employee with the department of parks and recreation found a body Friday morning in Fairmount Park.

Authorities said the employee discovered the body around 8:20 a.m. near the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and Black Road.

The body was found wrapped in a green tarp and was already partially decomposed, police said.

There was no word on the gender or apparent age of the victim.

An investigation remains ongoing.