Another Man Is Slain in Berkeley


The victim of Berkeley's eighth homicide of the year was discovered in a residence on the 2000 block of Emerson Street yesterday.

According to a memo from the Berkeley police, at 12:18 p.m., the Berkeley Fire Department was summoned to that address by someone reporting "an unresponsive adult male." Upon their arrival BFD personnel "determined that the victim - a black male adult - had died as a result of his injuries." These injuries are not specified in the memo.

"Detectives are currently investigating all possibilities with regard to this case but are asking for the community's help with this investigation. Anyone who may have any information regarding this crime is urged to call the BPD Homicide Detail at (510) 981-5741."—Anneli Rufus