Friday, December 26, 2014

Body found at Bustleton construction site

A man found dead at a construction site this morning in Bustleton appears to have been shot in the head, police said.

Body found at Bustleton construction site

A man found dead at a construction site this morning in Bustleton appears to have been shot in the head, police said.

Construction workers made the gruesome discovery about 7:20 a.m. on Northeast Boulevard near Serota Place, said Officer Jillian Russell, a police spokeswoman. The man, who remains unidentified, was declared dead at the scene at 7:30 a.m.

The site is home of the former Black Red White furniture store and sits across the street from George Washington High School's ball fields.

Police reported no motive or suspects. Tipsters can call homicide detectives at (215) 686-3334 or -3335.

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