PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A physique was discovered Friday within the freezer of a South Philadelphia house, police stated. Authorities at the moment are making an attempt to find out the reason for his loss of life.
Police advised CBS3 on Friday afternoon that an individual of curiosity was in custody. They didn’t reveal the particular person’s identification.
Investigators had been at a home on the 1200 block on Snyder Avenue round 6 a.m. looking for out extra data.
In line with police, solely a father and son lived right here, one in all whom might have died.
Information of the grisly discovery rocked the neighborhood on Friday.
“It is a shock to the neighborhood that individuals woke as much as see this,” stated Yusuf Mitchell, who lives close by. “Friday is a nasty method to begin the vacations when Christmas is coming.”
“It is fairly scary that one thing like that is taking place,” stated neighbor Ray Hussey.
Hessey was strolling her canine early Friday morning when she heard terrifying cries for assist.
“Round 4:30 a.m., I heard screaming on the street,” he stated.
Police stated the screams had been heard from inside the home. Police consider the members of the family had been checking on their well being after not listening to from them for a number of days.
As a substitute, kinfolk discovered the bloody mess and instantly known as the police.
When the cops arrived, they adopted the path of blood to a basement freezer.
Investigators discovered blood within the basement of the home and located the physique of a person mendacity face down in a freezer with a bag over his head. A bloody knife was close by, Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small stated. “This particular person might have been stabbed to loss of life.”
Eyewitness information was there as investigators looked for clues.
The back and front doorways had been checked by police. There isn’t a proof of compelled entry and the property doesn’t seem to have been vandalized.