Woman in massage parlor died of natural causes

Monday, September 13, 2010
Woman found dead in Center City massage parlor

Philadelphia police were called out to the 800 block of Sansom Street for the report of body.

A woman found dead in an alleged illegal massage parlor died of natural causes, an autopsy showed.

Authorities said Monday afternoon that the unidentified Asian woman, who is in her 30's, died of heart disease and a compromised immune system.

Police were called around 9:30 p.m. Sunday to 813 Sansom Street for the report of a body.

The woman was found clothed on a bed and pronounced dead at the scene.

The 911 call to police is said to have come from a pay phone outside the area.

Police said they still do not know who the woman is, adding she had no identification on her.

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