Body found in San Jose was homicide victim, police say

A body found near San Jose City Hall on Monday was the victim of a homicide, police said.

The victim was a man suffering what authorities labeled a "traumatic injury."

He was found inside an East Santa Clara Street apartment after someone requested a wellness check.

The body was found around 10:30 a.m. Initially, authorities had said the body was found outside of the building.

The motive and circumstances of the incident are under investigation.

The man's death is the 25th homicide in San Jose this year.

His identity will be released by the Santa Clara County coroner's office.