Press Release: Berkeley Police Investigating Friday Night Homicide

From Ofc J. Coats
Saturday March 01, 2014 - 02:27:00 PM

The City of Berkeley Police Department (BPD) is currently investigating a homicide that occurred in the 1100 block of Addison Street. On Friday, February 28, 2014 at approximately 11:46 a.m. BPD received a call for a welfare check at an apartment building in the 1100 block of Addison Street. Officers arrived at the location and discovered a male, in his 50s, deceased on the premises. 

The subsequent investigation determined the death to be a homicide. The investigation is ongoing, and we have no further information to share at this early point in this case. BPD is urging anyone with information regarding this case to please contact our Homicide Detail at (510)-981-5741 or the non-emergency line at (510) 981-5900. If a caller wishes to remain anonymous he/she can call the Bay Area Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).