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Missing Man Found Dead, Cops Point to Hookup App

Missing Man Found Dead, Cops Point to Hookup App


A man's body was found two days after he disappeared, and police say a popular hookup app may have led him to his assailant.

A 25-year-old Philadelphia man was found dead last week, possibly after meeting a man in the nearby town of Chester through a gay dating app.

Police say Dino Dizdarevic's partially clothed body was found in an overgrown field by a passerby Friday, two days after he went missing, according to ABC affiliate WPVI in Philadelphia. It appeared that Dizdarevic experienced blunt force trauma to the head.

Dizdarevic's family fled to the U.S. from Bosnia when he was younger. He was most recently working as a chemical engineer in New Jersey. He moved to Philadelphia in August from Kentucky, where his family now lives.

Police kept Dizdarevic's phone as evidence, as they believe he was lured through Grindr to meet the man who may have killed him. Nick McBee, his boyfriend of two years, said he had no idea why Dizdarevic was in Chester.

"I don't think he even knew anything about Chester," McBee told the Philadelphia Daily News. He added that he was not even sure how Dizdarevic got to Chester, since his car remained near their home in North Philly.

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