December 23rd 2015   ByVince Lattanzio

Manuel Baez, 27, is charged with the murder of 75-year-old Dr. Howard Baker. Police say Baker hired Baez to have sex in a Center City hotel room when the crime happened

A man hired by a Philadelphia doctor for sex strangled and robbed him inside a Center City hotel room, homicide detectives tell NBC10.

Manuel Baez, 27, was charged Wednesday with the murder of Dr. Howard Baker. The prominent 75-year-old psychiatrist was found dead Monday morning, sitting naked on the floor of his fifth floor hotel room at the Rodeway Inn at 1208 Walnut Street. A belt was tied tightly around his neck and his backpack and wallet were stolen, police said.

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