UNION CITY (BCN) – The Alameda County coroner’s bureau has identified a man who was found dead in Union City on Monday evening as Ricardo Daniel Garcia.

Garcia, 31, was discovered by a homeowner in a residential neighborhood, Union City police Lt. Ben Horner said.

The homeowner found Garcia unresponsive by the side of a house at 645 F St. and called 911, Horner said.

Garcia was dead by the time police arrived shortly after 5 p.m., Horner said.

The Alameda County coroner’s bureau has not yet determined the cause of the man’s death or where he lived.

“It’s kind of a mystery,” Horner said. “He was unresponsive and there were no obvious signs of trauma.”

Police are asking that anyone with information on the case contact the Union City police investigations unit at (510) 471-1365.  

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