ALAMEDA, Calif. (KTVU/BCN) - A body was found in some burned vegetation near Veterans Memorial Park in Alameda Thursday, police said.
Officers had responded to a brush fire near the park Thursday afternoon and when they arrived they found a body.
Police Lieutenant Wayland Gee said officers received several calls of a brush fire and possible body at 1:51 p.m. When they arrived, the fire was already put out by witnesses who used personal extinguishers.
How the person died is under investigation, according to police. No other property or people were harmed.
No other details have been released.
Bay City News contributed to this report
Earlier this afternoon officers responded to a report of a brush fire near Veterans Memorial Park. Upon arrival, officers located a body within the burned vegetation. The manner of death is under investigation and further details will be released as the investigation allows. pic.twitter.com/1RgiPGdZ01— AlamedaPD (@AlamedaPD) April 5, 2019