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Novato Police Investigating Homicide After Body Found in Open Space Area

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    Novato Police Investigating Homicide After Body Found in Open Space Area

    Police in Novato are investigating a homicide after a body was found in an open space area on Friday evening.

    A hiker in an open space area near Calle Arboleda around 5:40 p.m. found a person who appeared to be unresponsive, according to police.

    Police said officers arrived on the scene and found the person's body in the open space a short distance from the road. Police determined that the person had been murdered.

    The homicide victim's identity has not been released.

    Police are actively investigating the killing and following a number of leads.