SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — Police conducting a welfare check on a San Jose man found him dead of what investigators called a  “traumatic injury.”

San Jose police said the man was found dead in an apartment building on the 200 block of East Santa Clara Street around 10:45 a.m. on Labor Day.

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After initially saying they were investigating the case as a suspicious death, on Tuesday morning police confirmed the death as a homicide.

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There was no immediate word on the circumstances of the man’s death.

It was the city’s 25th homicide of the year.

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Anyone with information about the case was urged to contact the San Jose Police Department’s Homicide unit at 408-277-5283. Anonymous tipsters can call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 408-947-7867.