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Body Found Off Highway 87 Near Capitol Expressway in San Jose: Police

A body was found Sunday night off Highway 87 near the Capitol Expressway interchange in San Jose, and the California Highway Patrol is investigating it as a possible drug overdose.

It wasn't certain whether the body was that of a man or a woman, said CHP Officer Damian Cistaro. It was found about 9:45 p.m. west of the sound wall alongside northbound Highway 87, he said.

The Santa Clara County coroner was called to the scene. No other information was immediately available late Sunday.

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