Police Investigate Suspicious Death

Philadelphia Police say man found dead may have been beaten.

By Jackie Gailey
|  Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012  |  Updated 6:58 PM EDT
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Philadelphia police say a home health care worker found the body of a 43-year-old inside an apartment on the 1100 block of Green Street. Investigators are calling the death suspicious. NBC10's Aditi Roy reports.

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Philadelphia police say a home health care worker found the body of a 43-year-old inside an apartment on the 1100 block of Green Street. Investigators are calling the death suspicious. NBC10's Aditi Roy reports.

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A home health care worker found a man unresponsive in a building along the 1100 block of Green Street in the Spring Garden section of Philadelphia on Wednesday morning, according to Philadelphia Police.

Emergency workers pronounced the 43-year-old man dead at 9:10 a.m.

Investigators on the scene say it looks like the man may have been beaten. An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death. Police have not released the name of the victim.

Daniel Curcio, who says he was a friend of the victim, told NBC10's Aditi Roy the man was a parapalegic who lived by himself. Curcio says he was an advocate for the rights of the disabled.

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