Artist rendering of tattoos on chest of man found dead on August 9, 2018

Philadelphia Police Department

Philadelphia Police trying to identify body of decomposed male

February 11, 2019 - 1:13 pm

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Police Department Homicide Unit is attempting to identify the decomposed and partially skeletonized body of a man, which was recovered on Aug. 9, 2018.

The man had numerous distinctive tattoos on his chest and arms. Police released a video on Monday that includes an artist's rendering of what the tattoos are believed to have looked like, as well as photographs of some of items of clothing recovered with the body.

Anyone with information about the crime or suspects is asked to call the Homicide Division at 215-686-3334/3335 or to submit an anonymous tip via phone at 215-686-TIPS, text to 773847, or electronic form.

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