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.READ MORE: Oakland Ties 2020 Homicide Total in First 9 Months of 2021
After initially saying they were investigating the case as a suspicious death, on Tuesday morning police confirmed the death as a homicide.READ MORE: Advocates for Immigrant Rights March From Santa Rosa to Healdsburg
There was no immediate word on the circumstances of the man’s death.
It was the city’s 25th homicide of the year.MORE NEWS: Pelosi Expects House to Pass Infrastructure Bill This Week
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.