Police investigating death of man found bound and gagged in Bustleton

Authorities are investigating after the body of a 65-year-old man was found bound and gagged Thursday morning inside a Bustleton residence.

Medics discovered the man unresponsive in his bedroom at around 7:15 a.m. on the 700 block of Kentwood Street, according to investigators, who said his hands were zip-tied and tape covered his mouth.

Police have termed the case a “suspicious death.” Officers found no sign of forced entry at the home, authorities said.

No further information has been publicly released.

Jack Tomczuk

Jack Tomczuk is a Philadelphia native who started as a news reporter for Metro in March 2020 (just a couple days before COVID hit). Previously, he wrote for the Northeast Times, The Sun newspapers in Burlington and Camden counties and the Press of Atlantic City.

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