Man Killed Leaving 24 Hour Fitness

Victim apparently killed after leaving workout

By Lori Preuitt
|  Monday, Aug 3, 2009  |  Updated 1:36 PM PDT
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Man Killed Leaving 24 Hour Fitness

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A man leaving a late night work out was killed on the peninsula.

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A gruesome discovery outside a peninsula 24 Hour Fitness shocked people on the way to their Sunday morning workout.

Around 8 a.m. someone found the body of a man who had left the fitness center in at San Mateo's Borel Square just a few hours earlier.

The unidentified man had been stabbed according to witnesses.

Police aren't releasing very many details on the case except to say that a body was discovered in some bushes next to a BMW sport utility vehicle and that all indications are that he was the victim of a homicide.

It's believed that the victim, who is described as a 41-year-old male from Redwood City, was killed sometime between midnight and 2 a.m.

A portion of the parking lot remained closed off by police tape Sunday afternoon as investigators searched for clues.

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