Police Launch Homicide Investigation After Man Found Dead on Milpitas Street

Milpitas police are investigating the death of a man who was found early Saturday on Winsor Street.

Officers and fire personnel responding to medical aid call located the body just before 1 a.m. 

When asked if the man had been discovered inside or outside the building, Lt. Raj Maharaj said only that the police department is working on leads. Police have since revealed that the victim was a 54-year-old Milpitas resident, who has not yet been identified.

Chris Ayala, who lives in a trailer nearby and was questioned by police, told NBC Bay Area that someone called 911 and said they had come across a body. 

The man said he may have slept through a fight, but doubts that a gun was involved. The windows to his trailer were open, he said, and he heard nothing until officers arrived at the scene.

Although he said he didn't know anything about Saturday's death, Ayala wasn't surprised that there had been trouble.

"It honestly doesn't surprise me," he said. "There's always fights" outside bars in the area.

Further details were not available.

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