Oakland police investigating 'suspicious death' downtown

Oakland police said Monday they were investigating a ‘suspicious death’ in downtown.

Police taped off a large area on Jackson and 13th, and asked the public to avoid the area.

Scene in downtown Oakland Monday morning, Jackson and 13th.

A KTVU photographer on the scene saw a black object in the middle of the street, with police barricades around it.

Photos from the scene also show a green car on the wrong side of the street with hazards blinking.