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– A man is dead after police say he was stabbed while on a platform at SEPTA’s Jefferson Station in Center City.

Police say the suspect stabbed a man in his 30s multiple times around 3:15 a.m. Thursday.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he later died.

The suspect is described as a heavy-set black man, wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans and red sneakers. He was also seen carrying a dark-colored backpack.

The entrance at 10th and Filbert was closed while police investigated. It has since reopened and all Regional Rail service is operating on or close to schedule.