New: Man Found Dead in Berkeley Park Identified

Bay City News
Tuesday December 02, 2014 - 11:20:00 PM

A man who was found dead at Aquatic Park in Berkeley on Sunday afternoon was identified by an Alameda County coroner spokeswoman today as 51-year-old Gary Baker. 

The spokeswoman didn't immediately have information about where Baker lived. 

Berkeley police said officers found Baker after they responded to a report of a man lying motionless on his back in the south side of Aquatic Park at 4:12 p.m. Sunday. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police said homicide detectives are investigating the case as a suspicious death. 

Berkeley police couldn't immediately be reached for comment today on the status of their investigation into Baker's death.