Police are investigating the mysterious death of a man found in an industrial area under construction on the 100 block of Central Avenue in Chester City this morning.
A Chester highway crew clearing trash found the body inside a plastic bag shortly after 11 a.m.
Police say that the man’s arm was sticking out of the bag.
The victim is a black male in his early 20s standing 6-feet tall.
His head was covered with a blanket and he was duct-taped.
The cause of death is unknown.
Investigators believe he was dumped under the Commodore Barry Bridge within the last 24 hours.
"It appears he was there for a brief period of time," said Detective James Nolan.
"We're waiting for a confirmation from the medical examiner's office for a confirmation of the time of death."
Anyone with information on the man’s death should call Detective Nolan at 610-447-8429.
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