Man Found Dead Near San Francisco Powell St. BART Station

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A man was found dead near the Powell Street BART station in San Francisco early Tuesday morning, police said.

At about 6 a.m., police received a report of a person down on Ellis Street between Powell and Stockton streets, police spokesman Officer Gordon Shyy said.

Officers arrived and began giving the man CPR, and he was later pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics, Shyy said.

The death was considered suspicious and was under investigation, he said.

Shyy did not have details on exactly where the man was found but said he was not in the middle of the street.

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