Body Found in Philly Backyard

A man's body was found in the backyard of a home in the Holmesburg neighborhood of Philadelphia Wednesday morning.

Police said the man may have suffered some type of fatal head injury.

He appeared to be in his late 50s and was pronounced dead at the scene in the 8100 block of Crispin Street.

That block of Crispin runs right by the James Ramp Memorial Recreation Center and is about a block away from Father Judge High School.

The body was discovered before 7 a.m. Police were working to identify the man.

Investigators on the scene told NBC10 the death appeared to be a suicide.

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