Man Arrested After Break-In, Crash at Hayward Chiropractic College | NBC Bay Area

Man Arrested After Break-In, Crash at Hayward Chiropractic College

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    Alan Waples
    A U-Haul crashed near Life Chiropractic College West at 25001 Industrial Boulevard in Hayward, and a body was found nearby. Feb. 13, 2015

    HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) - Police have arrested a suspect in the death of a man who died after being found behind a moving truck that had crashed into a chiropractic college.

    Authorities tell the Oakland Tribune that Martin Thornton died as a result of blunt force trauma to his torso. The 42-year-old man was found Friday after a break-in at Life Chiropractic College in Hayward.

    Police arrested Tyler Richard Johnston, 49, on suspicion of homicide and burglary.

    Hayward Police Department spokesman Sgt. Ryan Cantrell says Johnston was an accomplice of Thornton in the attempted burglary at the college on Feb. 13 and that the two may have been friends.

    Body Found Near U-Haul at Hayward Chiropractic College

    [BAY] Body Found Near U-Haul at Hayward Chiropractic College
    Police are classifying a body found Friday morning on a chiropractic college campus in Hayward as a homicide, police said. Jodi Hernandez reports. (Published Friday, Feb. 13, 2015)

    Cantrell says Thornton died as a result of the burglary.
     

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