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Investigation underway after man's body found tied, wrapped in tarp in Kensington vacant lot, police say

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PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man who was found in a vacant lot in Kensington on Friday, police say.

According to authorities, 34-year-old Sirius Star was found in the vacant lot on the 2800 block of Ruth Street. He was wrapped in a tarp with his hands and feet tied up, police say.

Medics pronounced him dead at 12:51 p.m., according to police. The Medical Examiner's Office determined the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head, officials say.No arrests have been made and the case is active and ongoing.

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