Body found in Philadelphia river identified as 'Shark Tank' entrepreneur

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Body found in Schuylkill River identified as 'Shark Tank' entrepreneur. Gray Hall reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on October 14, 2017. (WPVI)

Authorities have identified the body found floating in the Schuylkill River 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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Body found in Schuylkill River: Rick Williams reports during Action News at Noon on October 12, 2017.



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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