PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 59-year-old man has been arrested in the murder of a homeless man near Philadelphia’s Convention Center. Officers were doing a wellness check on the homeless population on the 100 block of North 13th Street on Tuesday just before 7:30 a.m.
Police found the victim, 49-year-old Johnathan Muldrow, unresponsive and suffering from trauma to his face.READ MORE: Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley Resigns Over Mishandling Of Remains Belonging To Victims Of 1985 MOVE Bombing
He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Investigators indicate Muldrow was assaulted with a pipe.READ MORE: Taste With Tori: Take Your Taste Buds On Trip To Europe While Visiting Paloma's In Phoenixville
Surveillance video revealed it happened around 2:18 a.m.
Police arrested 59-year-old Juan Guerra on the 1200 block of Market Street.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf Urges Voters To Choose 'No' On Ballot Questions That Would Limit Executive Order Powers
Guerra is charged with murder and other related offenses.