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New: Body Found In Water Near Oakland Marina Identified as Berkeley Man

By Zack Farmer (BCN)
Monday December 31, 2012 - 06:26:00 PM

The body of a man found near the Oakland Marina at Jack London Square on Saturday has been identified as Richard Rice, 59, of Berkeley, according to the Alameda County coroner's bureau.

Police received a call at 9:06 a.m. of a possible body in the water near the marina. When officers and medical personnel arrived, they found Rice's body, police said. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The cause of Rice's death has yet to be determined, according to police. . Anyone with information is encouraged to call Oakland police at (510) 238-3821.