Sunday, July 5, 2015

SEPTA's Manayunk/Norristown line shut down for suicide investigation

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SEPTA Regional Rail service on the Norristion/Manayunk line was suspended about an hour ago for a police investigation into a suicide by train, according to police and transit officials.

Police are investigating a suicide of a 51-year-old woman on the tracks in the area of the 3500 block of Scotts Lane, which is near Ridge Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard. She died at about 9:10 p.m.

Rail service on the Manayunk/Norristown line remained suspended at 10:15 p.m. tonight.

Contact the Breaking News Desk at 215-854-2443; BreakingNewsDesk@philly.com. Follow @phillynews on Twitter.

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