Two people were slain and a severely burned body was found during separate incidents in Philadelphia over the weekend, police said.
An 18-year-old man was shot multiple times in the chest, back, and neck about 8:30 p.m. Saturday in West Oak Lane. Officers found the victim lying on the 6700 block of North Smedley Street.
He was rushed to Einstein Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 9 p.m. Saturday, police said. That victim's identity was not released Sunday. Police reported no arrests or motive for the slaying.
A 19-year-old woman suffered a fatal stab wound to the neck about 11:50 p.m. Saturday inside a North Philadelphia home, police said. Officers found the victim inside the home on the 1100 block of West Rockland Street in the Logan section. She was pronounced dead about 1 a.m. Sunday at Einstein Medical Center, police said.
They did not release the woman's identity Sunday. No arrests were reported but police said the suspect was a female who knew the victim.
In the third act of violence, firefighters found a severely burned body believed to be an adult male while responding to a fire involving a fully engulfed 1988 Toyota 4Runner on the 4700 block of Marshall Street in Northeast Philadelphia about 3:30 a.m. Sunday, police said.
The body was found next to the vehicle on the passenger side, under a pile of tires, after the fire was extinguished, police said. The incident remains under investigation.