Man found dead outside Philadelphia elementary school after being assaulted with rock

Neighbors say the 37-year-old man was allegedly stealing from a homeowner before the assault.
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A homicide investigation is underway on the grounds of an elementary school in Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood.

That's where police say someone attacked and killed a 37-year-old man with a rock on Thursday afternoon.

The victim was found outside of Cramp Elementary School on the 3400 block of Mascher Street just before 12 p.m.



Neighbors say the 37-year-old man was allegedly stealing from a homeowner on Waterloo Street before the assault.

Police do have a man in custody. It's unclear what charges he may be facing.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 215-686-TIPS.



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