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Dead Body Washes Up in Berkeley Marina

The body of a man was recovered in the Berkeley Marina Saturday morning, according to the Alameda County coroner's bureau.

Police and investigators from the Alameda County coroner's bureau have recovered the body of 31-year-old Douglas Jones. The body washed up in the Berkeley Marina at approximately 7:45 a.m on Saturday, according to the coroner's bureau. Police received a report of a body in the water against the rocks at the marina's southernmost point, Berkeley police Sgt. David White said.

A server at Hs Lordships restaurant discovered the body “submerged at the bay's edge” according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The staff had been in a restaurant meeting.

"We had a moment of silence for the individual,” the Chronicle quotes general manager Kelli Praught as saying.  [Where we] “thought about their family." 

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Tera dactyl March 17, 2012 at 08:39 PM
That's mad crazy yo. I'm in legit shock!!
Tera dactyl March 17, 2012 at 08:39 PM
Thats wild kid! Yo I'm mad scared na mean?
Tera dactyl March 17, 2012 at 08:41 PM
That's mad scary son.. Dead bodies? That's wild kid
Tanya Jo Miller March 17, 2012 at 09:11 PM
Yes, things are going a little nuts lately!
Roeun Pich March 19, 2012 at 05:48 PM
Welcome to the Bay Area, ain't nothing new, or seem to be shocks about. I'm from East Oakland CA, their is a lot of unsolved homicides in the East Bay area, Especialy in Oakland CA,...
Tanya Jo Miller March 19, 2012 at 05:51 PM
Hey Roeun, do you like in Berkeley now or Oakland still?

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