Police investigate man's death in Kensington, may have been stabbed and run over

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Man stabbed, possibly run over in Kensington: Police
Police say the victim was stabbed, and appears to have been run over by a car.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police say a man who was found dead in the Kensington section of Philadelphia appeared to have been stabbed and run over by a vehicle.

It happened around 12:50 a.m. Tuesday on the 3300 block of Braddock Street.

Police responded to a call for a "person with a weapon."

Arriving officers found a man, said to be in his late 40s, face down on the sidewalk suffering from multiple stab wounds.

Police said the victim also appeared to have been run over by a vehicle. They said there were bloody tire marks surrounding the victim.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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No weapon recovered and no arrest was made.

Police are reviewing nearby surveillance cameras found on both sides of the street.

The investigation is active and ongoing with the Homicide Unit.