Decomposed body found near rail line in W. Phila.

Inquirer staff writer Traver Riggins reports:

The badly decomposed body of a man was found last night on a railroad platform at 52nd Street and Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia, police say.

Police are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine if the death was a homicide or due to some other cause.

Police reported to the scene around 10:30 p.m. and took the body to the Medical Examiners Office.

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