Young Man Found Dead in Creek

Police say someone who lives nearby spotted the body in the water

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    NBCPhiladelphia.com

    A body was discovered Sunday afternoon in a creek on the 3500 block of Vinton Road in Northeast Philadelphia.

    The man appears to be between 18 and 20 years old. He's described as a white or hispanic male, who was wearing blue jeans, a jacket, and a blue wristband, according to Northeast Detectives.

    A resident called police after spotting the body, face down in the water.

    Authorities say his death doesn't appear suspicious, but is still under investigation.