Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Woman beaten to death in Spring Garden

A young woman was fatally beaten earlier today at 8th and Spring Garden streets, police said.

Woman beaten to death in Spring Garden

A 21-year-old woman was beaten to death at 8th and Spring Garden streets earlier today.

Police said the victim, whose name has not yet been released, was attacked at 1:54 p.m. She died of unspecified injuries at Hahnemann University Hospital at 3:10 p.m.

At least one man was taken into custody, but several others might have been involved in the woman's death, a homicide investigator said. It was unclear what sparked the fatal attack.

Check www.phillyconfidential.com for more updates on this story later tonight.

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