SAN JOSE (KCBS) — San Jose police were investigating a homicide in what used to be the notorious Jungle homeless encampment.
According to authorities, a man was stabbed overnight.READ MORE: California Gold Rush Town Typifies Labor-Shortage Plight Vexing Businesses
Officers responded to the area on Story and Senter Road after receiving a report that one person was dead. When they arrived, they found an adult male suffering from at least one stab wound.READ MORE: UPDATE: News Crew Security Guard Shot in Oakland Dies From Injuries; Photo of Suspect Vehicle Released
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity will not be released until the coroner notifies the next of kin.
There is no word as to what led to the death.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: 2 Men Shot Outside South Bay High School Football Playoff Game
The area known as the Jungle was once home to as many as 300 homeless people. The city shut it down several months ago.