26-Year-Old Murder Witness Beaten To Death By Group Of Men - FOX 10 News | myfoxphoenix.com

26-Year-Old Murder Witness Beaten To Death By Group Of Men

Posted: Updated:
Philadelphia police say the 26-year-old victim was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead Saturday night. Philadelphia police say the 26-year-old victim was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead Saturday night.
PHILADELPHIA -

A 26-year-old man died Saturday night after police say he was beaten to death by a group of men.

The assault happened in the area of the 500 block of North 55th Street around 10 p.m.

On Sunday, Philadelphia police identified the victim as Akeel Prout. It's not yet clear what caused the assault.

Police say Akeel was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was pronounced dead shortly before 10:30 p.m.

The Associated Press reports Prout was a murder witness in an October 2011 homicide of a school teacher.

Police have not made any arrests.

Powered by WorldNow

KSAZ-TV & KUTP
511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices