Aquatic Park
The body of a man, believed to be in his 50s, was discovered in Aquatic Park in Berkeley on Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014.

The body of a man was found Sunday afternoon in South Aquatic Park in Berkeley.

Berkeley police said it is too soon to determine whether foul play is involved. The incident is being investigated as a suspicious death.

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Berkeley police responded Sunday, Nov. 30, to a call at 4:12 p.m. to check on the welfare of a man reportedly lying on his back, motionless, to the south side of Aquatic Park, according to a Nixle alert put out by the Berkeley Police Department at around 7 p.m. Sunday.

When officers arrived, they discovered a man, possibly in his 50s, deceased at the scene.

The homicide detail is responding to investigate.

Aquatic Park is just east of the San Francisco Bay and the Eastshore Freeway in Berkeley. It stretches from south of University Avenue to north of Ashby Avenue.

Berkeleyside will provide more details as we gather information.

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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...