Police Investigating Homicide Discovered During a Welfare Check

The body was found in an apartment in the 1100 block of Addison Street on Friday night.

Information submitted by Berkeley Police—

The City of Berkeley Police Department (BPD) is currently investigating a homicide that occurred in the 1100 block of Addison Street.

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at approximately 11:46 a.m. BPD received a call
for a welfare check at an apartment building in the 1100 block of Addison 
Street. Officers arrived at the location and discovered a male, in his 50s, 
deceased on the premises.

The subsequent investigation determined the death to be a homicide. 
The investigation is ongoing, and we have no further information to share at 
this early point in this case.

BPD is urging anyone with information regarding this case to please contact 
our Homicide Detail at (510)-981-5741 or the non-emergency line at (510) 
981-5900. If a caller wishes to remain anonymous he/she can call the Bay 
Area Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


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