Burglary suspect killed by tenant

NORTH PHILADELPHIA – A suspected burglar was stabbed yesterday during a confrontation with a would-be victim inside his apartment and died hours later after fleeing, police said.

The suspect allegedly broke into a first-floor apartment near 17th and Master streets around
7:30 a.m.

He was stabbed in the side and shoulder. The unidentified man died at an area hospital hours later. The tenant has not been charged.

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