SJ Latest Homicide Victim Found on Walkway | NBC Bay Area

SJ Latest Homicide Victim Found on Walkway

Police are not releasing victim's identity.



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    A body found on a pedestrian walkway in San Jose on Monday was  ruled to be a homicide victim by the Santa Clara County medical examiner's  office on Tuesday, police said.
        Police responded to reports of a body found on a pedestrian  walkway near Curtner Avenue and State Route 87 at 3:30 p.m. Monday.

        The victim was already deceased when officers arrived and medical  examiner's officials took custody of the body, police said.     On Tuesday afternoon, the medical examiner's office ruled the  death a homicide.
        Police have not revealed the nature of the victim's injuries, but  have said the incident is not believed to be gang-related. The 48-year-old  transient victim's name has been withheld pending notification of their next  of kin.
        Anyone with information about the case has been asked to contact  San Jose police at (408) 277-5283.