Body Found in Antioch Creek, Cause of Death Unknown

A body was discovered floating in an Antioch creek behind the 5700 block of Slatten Ranch Road on Sunday morning, according to a statement released by the Antioch Police Department. The deceased individual, a 38-year-old male, was found submerged in water by officers who arrived at the scene at approximately 11:15 a.m.

The cause of death remains unknown, pending an autopsy to be conducted by the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office. The Antioch Police Department’s Investigations Bureau, along with crime scene investigators and Violent Crimes Unit detectives, are currently investigating the case.

In order to notify the family, the identity of the deceased is being withheld at this time. The Antioch Police Department urges anyone with information related to this incident to contact Detective Gragg at 925-779-6975 or via email at Anonymous tips can also be submitted by texting 274637 (CRIMES) with the keyword ANTIOCH.

Author: CrimeDoor

2 Responses

  1. If you’re interested in staying updated on local news and incidents like this, I recommend checking out the Antioch Police Department’s official website or social media pages. They often provide timely updates and press releases regarding ongoing investigations and incidents in the area. Additionally, local news outlets such as the Antioch Herald or East Bay Times may also cover this story and provide more details as they become available.

  2. This is a tragic incident. I wonder what the author’s thoughts are on the importance of community safety measures and the role of law enforcement in preventing such incidents from happening in the future?

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