Two found shot dead in burning house
Fire marshals ruled the fire at 4257 Ormond St. an arson, police said.
Firefighters reported to the address about 11:25 p.m. and quickly put out the blaze, officials said. In a second-floor bedroom, they found the bodies of the man and the woman.
Each had been shot in the head, and medics pronounced them dead at the scene, police said. The woman was 35, police said, but they declined to release her name until her family could be notified. Police said they did not know the man's identity or exact age, but said he was in his 30s.
There were 247 homicides in the city in 2013, the lowest total since 1967.
Anyone with information may call the Homicide Unit at 215-686-3334.