Coroner identifies man found dead in Penn Hills apartment

Officials have identified the body of a man who was found dead inside a Penn Hills apartment unit Tuesday evening.

Allegheny County Office Communications Director Amie Downs said a neighbor called 911 around 5:30 p.m. to request a welfare check on their neighbor at an apartment on Pennridge Court.

The medical examiner identified the victim as John Marquis, 77, of Penn Hills.

Marquis’ death was recorded as Tuesday at 6:01 p.m.

According to the medical examiner, the cause of death has not been determined at this time.

Police have not released more information at this time.

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