Man Dies After Being Punched in the Head

By Kelly Bayliss
|  Saturday, Aug 31, 2013  |  Updated 2:07 PM EDT
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Man Dies After Being Punched in the Head

A man is dead after being punched in the head during a fight early Saturday morning in North Philadelphia.

The 40-year-old victim, police say, was punched just once in the head during a fist-fight on 17th and Cecil B. Moore around 1:15 a.m.

He was transported to St. Joseph's Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police were able to catch the suspect after he fled on foot.

No word on identity of the victim.

We'll keep you updated with details as they become available.

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