State Police Find Body on I-95 Off-Ramp in Philly - NBC 10 Philadelphia

State Police Find Body on I-95 Off-Ramp in Philly

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    Body Found Near I-95 Exit Ramp

    An investigation is underway after a man's body was found near an I-95 exit ramp in Philadelphia.

    (Published Thursday, July 19, 2018)

    What to Know

    • An investigation is underway after a body was found on an I-95 off-ramp in Philadelphia Wednesday.

    • Police are working to identify the victim and determine a cause of death.

    • This is the third body that was found in Philadelphia within the past two days.

    UPDATE: Pennsylvania State Police identified the body as 48-year-old John Dizio. 

    An investigation is underway after a body was found on an I-95 off-ramp in Philadelphia Wednesday.

    Pennsylvania state police responded to the I-95 northbound off-ramp to Allegheny Avenue around 11:30 a.m. for a report of a suspicious person. When the troopers arrived, they found the body of a man near the exit ramp.

    The ramp was closed for several hours but later reopened.

    Police are working to identify the victim and determine a cause of death. If you have any information, please call the Pennsylvania State Police Philadelphia Criminal Investigation Unit at 215-452-5216.

    This is the third body that was found in Philadelphia within the past two days. A man’s body was found wrapped in plastic tarp inside a Spring Garden apartment Wednesday morning while the body of a woman was found in a suitcase in Southwest Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon.