Individual of curiosity in custody after physique present in freezer inside South Philadelphia dwelling

Philadelphia (WPVI) — Philadelphia police mentioned the folks concerned have been taken into custody after a physique was present in a freezer.

An individual of curiosity was taken into custody on the Franklin Institute on Friday afternoon, police mentioned. No costs have been filed.

Police say a ugly discovery was made Friday morning at a house in South Philadelphia. A bloody knife with a big blade was discovered subsequent to the freezer.

Investigators mentioned the household got here to the home on Friday morning to test on different members of the family that they had not heard from.

After they obtained to Row’s home, they discovered blood inside and known as the police earlier than 6:30 a.m.

Arriving officers discovered what they believed to be the physique of a person curled up and face down inside a freezer field.

Police mentioned the particular person of curiosity presently in custody is the sufferer’s son.

Chief Inspector Scott Small of the Philadelphia Police Division mentioned, “The physique was curled up on its abdomen with a bag over its head, and it was unclear even who this particular person was.”

Police say fathers and their grownup sons typically keep on the tackle. It’s unknown if somebody lives in the home day-after-day.

Investigators mentioned there was no proof of pressured entry and the property didn’t seem to have been looted.

“Somebody might have walked out and in of this property to commit this crime, and we discovered numerous cameras on each side of the road,” Small mentioned.

The neighbors have been surprised.

“It is proper across the nook from me. It is loopy right here, it is a quiet neighborhood round right here,” mentioned Yusuf Mitchell of South Philadelphia.

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