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Police Continue To Investigate Kidnapping And Double Murder

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PHILADELPHIA -

Homicide investigators spent Thursday searching a home in Southwest Philadelphia searching for clues in the abduction of three men in Philadelphia.

Police say three men were stabbed, bound and dumped into the Schuylkill River early Wednesday morning. Two of those men died.

Crime scene investigators carried two buckets of roof cement from a home on South 72nd street. The large house, which was surrounded by surveillance cameras in the 2400 block was loaded with cars, trucks and assorted items.

Neighbors, who asked to remain anonymous, spoke out as homicide detectives and evidence teams swept through the property and a trailer across the street.

They're determining if it’s where two Asian brothers were duct taped, tortured and killed in a $100,000 alleged gang drug deal gone bad. A third man was also stabbed nine times.

The gruesome discovery set off a manhunt for four or five killers and a work truck used in the slayings. Sources say the third victim was the target of a kidnapping attempt earlier this month in the 1900 block of League Street.

According to investigators, they looking at as many as five suspects.

Philadelphia police are offering a $40,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

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