Body found in open space area, police deem death a homicide

April 6, 2014 1:01:15 PM PDT
Police in Novato are investigating a homicide after a body was found in an open space area on Friday evening.

A hiker in an open space area near Calle Arboleda around 5:40 p.m. found a person who appeared to be unresponsive, according to police.

Police said officers arrived on the scene and found the person's body in the open space a short distance from the road. Police determined that the person had been murdered.

The homicide victim's identity has not been released.

Police are actively investigating the killing and following a number of leads.


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