Woman's body found in basement after East Germantown fire

A woman's body was found in the basement of a house in East Germantown after a fire there was put out, police said. The house, on the 200 block of East Price Street, was believed to be vacant, police said.

The fire was reported shortly before 9 p.m. and placed under control about 9:30 p.m., when the body was discovered, according to police and the Philadelphia Fire Department.

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