Man found dead in Schuylkill, had been shot in head

The body of the man who had been shot in the head was found Thursday morning in the Schuylkill in University City, police said.

The body, described as that of a white male in his 50s, was recovered from the river at Walnut Street, police said. He was pronounced dead at 10:55 a.m.

Police said he had been shot once in the forehead.

Homicide detectives are investigating.

Other details are not yet available.