Charged with murder for beating that turned deadly

KINGSESSING — The suspect in an aggravated assault in which the victim later died, earlier this month, is now under arrest.

Philadelphia police say they brought in 31-year-old Anthony Cheadle of Kingsessing, early Wednesday morning.

CHARGED: Anthony Cheadle, from Philadelphia Police Department

On Aug. 9, after 2am, they responded to a report of a person screaming on the 6200 block of Reedland Street in Elmwood.

They found the 36-year-old victim lying on the street with injuries to his face and head. He was taken to the hospital, but died the next afternoon.

Cheadle is now charged with murder.

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