Tuesday, July 28, 2015

UPDATED: Headless body found in Crum Creek

A dead body was discovered in Crum Creek in Nether Providence Township this morning, Delaware County dispatchers said.

UPDATED: Headless body found in Crum Creek


A dead body was discovered in Crum Creek in Nether Providence Township this morning, Delaware County dispatchers said.

Around 10:03 a.m., someone called the Delaware County Communications Center and reported seeing a dead body in the creek behind the Crum Creek Valley Condominiums on Avondale Road, a dispatch supervisor said.

The finding was confirmed by police, but a call for comment from the Nether Providence Township Police Department was not immediately returned this morning.

There is no indication of the gender, race or age of the body found.

Update: The body was headless, but a source tells us police are viewing it as an "apparent suicide." The male body has not yet been identified due to decomposition. Check back for an update later, but there doesn't appear to be any foul play at this point.

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