EMERYVILLE (CBS SF) – A man was found dead in Emeryville Wednesday morning in what police are calling a suspicious death, a police spokesman said.

Emeryville police received a call from Oakland police at 5:33 a.m. about a man down on West MacArthur Boulevard, just south of Emery Street, Emeryville Officer Brian Head said.

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The man, who was in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene, Head said.

The death closed the westbound Interstate Highway 580 on- and off-ramps at West MacArthur Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The ramps were reopened around 7 a.m., Head said.

Head said police are not sure how the man died, and were awaiting autopsy results.

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Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Emeryville police at (510) 596-3700.



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