Norman Smith’s body was found wrapped in plastic at a Spring Garden house. His family still doesn’t know how he died.
On Saturday, Norman Smith’s family will hold a funeral service for him in West Philadelphia. The 47-year-old’s body was found almost a month ago in the front bedroom of a Spring Garden home that Smith had been hired to help renovate.
His death showed all the signs of a drug overdose. Smith had battled addiction – mostly to crack cocaine — for the better part of three decades, and his body showed no evidence of trauma such as being beaten, stabbed, or shot.
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