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Police: Body found strangled in creek ID’d as art student

November 6, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia have identified the body of a woman found strangled in a creek as a 21-year-old art student.

Police tell WPVI-TV a passerby found Kierra Johnson’s body face down Friday morning in Cobbs Creek.

Johnson was a student at the Hussian School of Art. She was last seen Thursday, and her family reported her missing the next day.

Police say the cause of death was strangulation.

The investigation is continuing. No arrests have been made.

No other details were released.


Information from: WPVI-TV, http://www.6abc.com

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