A suspicious death in the Gardenland area of Sacramento is being investigated after a body was found Tuesday afternoon.
The body was found off the side of the road near the Arden Garden Connector and Northgate Boulevard near a homeless encampment by a Sacramento River distributary.
County rangers, police and Sacramento County coroner’s deputies gathered at the scene about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Officer Linda Matthew, police spokeswoman.
Police are investigating the incident as a suspicious death but have yet to rule it a homicide, Matthew said. The Coroner’s Office had not released the victim’s identity as of Wednesday afternoon.
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Anyone with information about the death is asked to contact the Sacramento Police Department at 916-264-5471.