Cops Investigate Death at Local Psychiatric Hospital

A 23-year-old patient died Wednesday night at Belmont Behavioral Health.

By Kelly Bayliss
|  Thursday, Dec 1, 2011  |  Updated 8:04 AM EDT
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Cops Probe Death at Local Psych Hospital

NBC Philadelphia

Police are investigating the sudden death of a 23-year-old man at a local psychiatric hospital.

Authorities say that the patient died just after 11 p.m. Wednesday at Belmont Behavioral Health in the Wynnefield Heights section of the city.

The death, according to police, was sudden and is being classified as suspicious. They believe it’s possible that another patient is responsible for the man’s death.

Police are awaiting an autopsy report before determining a cause of death.
 

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