PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are investigating after a man was found dead in Center City overnight. Police arrived on scene just after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday at the corner of Filbert and Juniper Streets, near City Hall.READ MORE: 3 Sharon Hill Police Officers Fired After Being Charged In Shooting Death Of 8-Year-Old Fanta Bility
That’s where they found a 26-year-old man dead on the sidewalk. Initial reports indicated the man might have been hit by a car or attacked.
Police say surveillance video from the Criminal Justice Center revealed the man was trying to climb the Masonic Temple and fell to his death.READ MORE: 74-Year-Old Woman Killed In Medford House Fire
It remains unclear why the man was attempting to climb the building.
The man’s identity has not been released.