BREAKING: Homeless man with criminal record charged with involuntary manslaughter after allegedly pushing man to his death into oncoming train in Philadelphia

There's currently a bench warrant out for him for strangulation in Delaware County. 

Hannah Nightingale Washington DC

The suspect accused of pushing a man onto Philadelphia’s SEPTA tracks who was killed by an oncoming train has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.

According to NBC 10, the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office announced Friday that 40-year-old Chaz Wearing was charged with involuntary manslaughter stemming from the Thursday evening incident.

Investigators believe Wearing to be homeless. There's currently a bench warrant out for him for strangulation in Delaware County. 

Wearing’s criminal history includes cases in Clinton and Lycoming counties.

The incident occurred at the SEPTA platform for the Market-Frankford line at 34th and Market streets in the University City section of West Philadelphia at around 4:30 pm.

Wearing was taken into custody at 40th Street Station, the next station stop on the line, police said.

Video shows the two men arguing, with the victim telling Wearing to "give me back my lighter."

Wearing could be seen punching the taller man, pushing him off the platform and onto the tracks where a SEPTA train arrived seconds later, running the man over as onlookers screamed.

"Looked like, appeared to be some type of physical altercation. We don't know exactly what took place prior to that to initiate this, but it's being investigated at this point," Philadelphia Police Inspector Kpana Massaquoi told NBC10.

This is a breaking story and will be updated.

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