Man arrested in death of psychiatrist at Philadelphia hotel

Philadelphia police arrested and charged a homeless man in the death of a psychiatrist found in a hotel room with a belt wrapped around his neck.

The Philadelphia Police Department says in a statement Wednesday that 27-year-old Manuel Baez was arrested and charged in the murder of Howard Baker.

Officers were called to the Rodeway Inn just before noon Monday after the 75-year-old victim was found face-up on the floor in a fifth-floor room.

Police have said Baker had two male visitors at the downtown hotel late Sunday night, and that one was seen leaving hours later with his wallet.

Police say Baez faces murder charges.

No other details were immediately available.

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