The body of a man was discovered by a hiker in Tilden Park on Friday, September 7 at around 8 a.m. There was a gunshot wound to the man’s head and the East Bay Regional Parks public safety department said they believe it was a death by suicide. The body was found near the Orchard Picnic Area off Brook Road, south of the Tilden Park Merry Go-Around. The case is under investigation and awaiting a coroner’s report, according to an EBRP spokesperson.
Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for... More by Tracey Taylor