OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Oakland police are investigating a suspicious death at Lake Merritt, the department said Tuesday.
OPD received a call reporting a body in the lake in 1900 block of Lakeshore Avenue.
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Police say a suitcase was found floating near the edge of the lake at around 11 a.m. with the body inside.
A volunteer who cleans Lake Merritt says he and his friend found a suitcase and helped pull it out of the water.
The identity of the victim is being withheld at this time.
This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPD Homicide Section at (510) 238-3821 or reach out to the TIP LINE at (510) 238-7950.
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