The discovery was made at around 1:09 p.m. at block 4200 of Houghton Street in the Roxborough borough.
Police say a 96-year-old woman was found in the living room suffering from head and body injuries from blunt force trauma. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
An unidentified man was arrested and a gun was seized, police said
The circumstances of the murder were not made public.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the police at 215-686-TIPS.
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