Man found dead near Antioch school suffered trauma from possible explosive device, police say

ANTIOCH, Calif. (KGO) -- Police say the deceased man found near a Antioch school Monday had suffered self-inflicted wounds from a possible improvised explosive device.

The victim is a male adult in 50s, and had suffered severe trauma, according to police.

Bomb squad and K9 were called to help in the investigation and to sweep the nearby schools.



A shelter-in-place order that was issued has since lifted.

Residents in the areas of F Street between 11th Street and 17th Street were asked to stay inside their residences.

All schools near the area were also in lockdown.

Antioch police are asking to report any suspicious activities at 925-778-2441.

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