The body of a 64-year-old man was found Friday afternoon in a wooded area in the city's Holmesburg section, police said.

The body was found near State Road and Pennypack Path by a passerby on a bicycle. The man was pronounced dead at 2:10 p.m. by medics at the scene.

The cause of death was pending from the Medical Examiner's Office.

- Robert Moran