Body found in Pa. river identified as 'Shark Tank' entrepreneur

Sunday, October 15, 2017 01:59PM
Body found in Schuylkill River identified as 'Shark Tank' entrepreneur. Gray Hall reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on October 14, 2017.


PHILADELPHIA - Authorities have identified the body pulled from the Schuylkill River near Walnut Street in Philadelphia on Thursday.

The medical examiner has confirmed the victim was 58-year-old Philip Reitnour.

Reitnour was the entrepreneur behind the app "Emergensee" and was featured on an episode of ABC's Shark Tank.

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Court records reveal he was three million dollars in debt and being sued.

Police are investigating his death.

The medical examiner has not ruled on the cause.
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