For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Andrew Frankel, Public Information Officer, (510) 981-5881


Berkeley, California (Thursday, June 19, 2008) - At 12:18 PM on June 19, 2008, the City of Berkeley Fire Department responded to a call of an unresponsive adult male from inside a residence on the 2000 block of Emerson St. in South Berkeley. Upon their arrival they determined that the victim a black, male, adult had died as a result of his injuries. 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 (office) or (510) 981-5900 (non-emergency dispatch line).