Woman’s body found hanging in tree in Philadelphia

Published 1:44 pm Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Philadelphia Police Chief Richard Sistrunk says an autopsy will help determine if the death of a woman found hanging in a tree was a homicide or suicide.

Sistrunk says the body was spotted Saturday morning by a motorist.

Sistrunk says authorities found the woman’s car left in a nearby shopping center. He says the car contained her wallet and identification, but police were not immediately releasing her name.

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Sistrunk says the case remains under investigation.