Update: Deceased Male Found in Alameda Parking Lot

Alameda Police Department--APD is seeking this white minivan in connection with the death of a man discovered in a parking lot on Blanding Avenue and Broadway.

Update: Deceased Male Found in Alameda Parking Lot

The Alameda Police Department (APD) is investigating the suspicious death of a man who was found in a parking lot near Blanding Avenue and Broadway Thursday, April 21.

According to APD reports, around 1:45 p.m. police officers responded to the report of an unresponsive male in the rear of a commercial parking lot. A business patron spotted the body and called 911. APD officers and Alameda firefighters arrived at the scene and pronounced the man deceased.

According to reports, police said it appeared "attempts were made to conceal the man."

APD officers have been pursuing credible leads to understand the circumstances around the man’s passing. APD released an image of a white minivan (pictured above) they believe is connected to the death of the man. APD is asking for the community's assistance in locating the vehicle identified as a 1998 to 2002 white Toyota Sienna with a missing driver’s side front hub cap, according to an APD report. APD released photos of the vehicle Thursday, April 28. The vehicle was last seen driving into the Posey Tube towards Oakland on Thursday, April 21, just after midnight.

The man’s identity has not been made available as of Monday, May 2. The body has been transported to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Coroner’s Bureau. The bureau will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

As new details and vetted facts become available, APD may seek the community’s assistance. If anyone has any information that can assist in the investigation, APD asks that you contact Det. George Koutsoubos at 510-337-8389, or Sgt. Spencer Mountain at 510-337-8336.