OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN) — The Oakland Police Department is investigating circumstances related to the discovery of a dead body near the Port of Oakland on Wednesday. Officers responded to the 700 block of Maritime Street and located a deceased individual shortly after 12:30 p.m.
A homicide callout, which occurs when officers go to scenes involving a killing, suspicious death, in-custody death, sudden infant death syndrome or when officers use the highest level of force during an incident, was issued by police.
Investigators responded to begin the follow-up investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death. The name of the person who died was not available Thursday from the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.
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Anyone with information about the death is asked to please call the Police Department’s homicide section at (510) 238-3821 or the tip line at (510) 238-7950.
Bay City News contributed to this report.