A man was found dead near Edwards Track on Sunday afternoon, according to an email from UCPD spokesperson Sgt. Nicolas Hernandez.
According to Hernandez in the email, officers responded to a welfare check of an unresponsive man in the wooded area west of the track about 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Upon arriving, the Berkeley Fire Department determined that the man was deceased.
The man has yet to be identified, and the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Coroner’s Bureau is investigating the cause of death, according to Hernandez in the email.