A 58-year-old woman was found dead after a fire in a Society Hill apartment, police said.
A report of smoke about 9:35 a.m. Wednesday brought firefighters to the 700 block of Lombard Street, but they found no fire on arrival, police said.
Instead, they discovered the body of woman who had suffered burns inside the ground floor apartment, according to police. Medics pronounced her dead at the scene at 9:55 a.m.
The victim’s name has not been released.
Her cause of death and the cause of the fire are under investigation.