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March 03, 2016

Police discover woman's decomposed body in Overbrook home

Victim found at home on 53rd and Jefferson streets

Philadelphia police are investigating after a woman's decomposed body was discovered Thursday afternoon at a home in the Overbrook section of the city.

According to authorities, the body was found inside a house at 53rd and Jefferson streets, NBC 10 reports.

Investigators continued to search the scene at around 5:45 p.m., but it was not immediately clear how the woman died or how long her body had been left at the home.

Check back for updates on this developing story.