SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Officials have released the identity of a man who was found dead at a mall in downtown San Francisco on Wednesday morning.
According to the Medical Examiner’s office, the body of 28-year-old Frank Galicia of San Francisco was found at the Westfield San Francisco Centre on Market Street around 10:15 a.m.READ MORE: Vietnam Airlines Launches First Non-Stop Service From SFO To Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Authorities said Galacia’s death has been ruled as a homicide.
Officials declined to say where Galacia’s body was found in the mall.READ MORE: Gov. Newsom Enlists California Highway Patrol To Help Stop Smash And Grab Retail Robberies
“We’re not disclosing the exact location of where the body was found at this point, to preserve the integrity of the investigation, but we are confirming that it was found inside the mall,” said San Francisco Police Officer Grace Gatpandan.
However, employees told KPIX 5 that the body was discovered in a stairwell not typically accessible to the public.MORE NEWS: COVID: Omicron Variant Has Some Bay Area Families Revising Holiday Travel Plans
Police have not released further details about the possible cause of death or any suspects as of Thursday morning.