Fisherman finds human leg while fishing in Delaware River, police say

FILE PHOTO: A fisherman found a human leg Thursday while fishing along the Delaware River in Philadelphia, police said.

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FILE PHOTO: A fisherman found a human leg Thursday while fishing along the Delaware River in Philadelphia, police said.

A fisherman found a human leg Thursday while fishing along the Delaware River in Philadelphia, police said.

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The 27-year-old fisherman found the human leg, which was still shod in a sneaker, around 8 p.m. near Graffiti Pier, WPVI reported.

It is unclear how long the leg had been in the water.

Investigators are searching for additional body parts. The identity of the victim is unknown, WPVI reported.

This is not the first time human legs have been found in a Pennsylvania river this year.

A fisherman found two legs severed at the knee and believed to be from a woman May 11 in the Susquehanna River near Williamsport, WPXI reported.

The victim, who has not been identified, is believed to have been killed six months earlier."

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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