Man Stabbed to Death in North Philly

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    Police are searching for the person who stabbed and killed a 37-year-old man on the front porch of a home on West Erie Avenue in Philadelphia. (Published Saturday, Jun 21, 2014)

    A man is dead after an attacker stabbed him in the chest Saturday afternoon.

    The victim was on a porch at a home along the 1300 block of West Erie Avenue in North Philly when the assailant stabbed him once around 3:45 p.m., acccording to police.

    The 37-year-old man was transported to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 4:07 p.m., officials said.

    Authorities say the suspect fled on foot westbound on Erie Avenue, then turned north on Broad Street.

    Police describe the suspect as a black male in his late 20's, wearing a white polo t-shirt and blue jeans.