Philadelphia Police said a man is detained after he told officers that he killed a woman inside a home in West Philadelphia.
According to the police, the 40-year-old suspect approached officers in a parking lot on 55th Street and Pine Street around 10:30 p.m. He told the police that he had just killed someone.
The suspect directed the officers to a home at 4,500 Block of Walton Street. Inside the house, police found a 54-year-old woman lying on the ground under a pile of debris.
Police said the victim suffered bruises and stab wounds to the head and torso. Medics declared her dead at the scene.
The suspect has been arrested while the Homicide Unit investigators continue to investigate. Police say more information is coming.