A 79-year-old man was found dead Sunday in a Menlo Park alley, police said.
Officers responded at about 8:30 a.m. to a report of a man lying in the alley of the 1100 block of Willow Road. Officers found him with a visible head wound in an alley near his house, according to police. He was pronounced dead by emergency medical personnel at the scene.
Though there is no evidence of foul play, the Menlo Park Police patrol and detectives' units, San Mateo County District Attorney's investigators, crime lab investigators and the Coroner's Office have launched a joint investigation into the death.
Anyone with information regarding the incident can contact the Menlo Park Police Department Detective Unit.