Authorities: Burned body found on top of commuter train

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Posted: Nov 24, 2017 12:19 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a burned body was found on top of a commuter train at a station in Philadelphia.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority officials would only say a "medical emergency" had occurred on Thursday at the Jefferson Station, in the city's downtown area. But a police official confirmed that a body was found.

The investigation was causing SEPTA train delays of up to 20 minutes.

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It wasn't immediately clear how the victim got on top of the train or how long the body had been there. Further details on the incident were not immediately available.