The body of the man who had been shot in the head was found Thursday morning in the Schuylkill in University City, police said.
The body, described as that of a white male in his 50s, was recovered from the river at Walnut Street, police said. He was pronounced dead at 10:55 a.m.
Police said he had been shot once in the forehead.
Homicide detectives are investigating.
Other details are not yet available.