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Authorities identify man found dead on Wilkinsburg porch

Brian C. Rittmeyer
Police were investigating after a body was found on the porch of a home in Wilkinsburg on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office said a man found dead on a Wilkinsburg porch had been shot.

Officials identified the dead man as Jakeem Booker, 19, of Braddock.

Police were called to a home along Franklin Avenue just after 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, where a man’s body could be seen on the front porch of a home.

Allegheny County Homicide detectives are investigating.

Franklin Avenue was blocked off for much of the morning while police and investigators processed the scene.

Brian C. Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Brian at 724-226-4701, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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