Quantcast

Man found dead near Buena Vista Park

Image via Google
By Camden Avery - Published on December 05, 2018.

This morning, tipster Martin H. let us know about an incident near Buena Vista Park.

"They found a dead body on the corner of Buena Vista Avenue East and Buena Vista Terrace," he told us. "On the sidewalk next to a car ... It was roped off and the police were there for several hours."

We reached out to the SFPD, who confirmed that police responded to a call for a well-being check on an adult man at that intersection around 6:10 a.m.

Officers arrived at the scene and found the man, who was unresponsive. They summoned medics, who pronounced him dead at the scene.

The SFPD's Ofc. Robert Rueca said the city's medical examiner was currently conducting an investigation into the cause of death, but that "there were no signs of foul play or physical signs of trauma."

Though the death is still being treated as suspicious until police can gather further information, Rueca said it's not being investigated as a homicide.


Thanks to tipster Martin H. Have you seen something interesting in your neighborhood? Text your tips and photos to (415) 200-3233, or email [email protected] If we use your info in a story, we'll give you credit.

About 21 hours ago
San Francisco Twin Peaks

SFMTA proposes reopening most of Twin Peaks to vehicle access

SFMTA staff are recommending reopening more than half of Twin Peaks to cars, despite broad public embracement of the park for non-vehicle recreation. Read More

Jan 19, 2021
San Francisco Chinatown

$1.9 Million Chinatown relief measure passes Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a relief measure that would pay ailing Chinatown restaurants nearly $2 million to serve up meals for their neighbors in need. Read More

Jan 19, 2021
San Francisco Tenderloin

The Tenderloin used to have a bar where a woman was convalescing in a bed behind a curtain in back

An autobiographical essay titled "The Hard Crowd" by novelist Rachel Kushner, published in last week's New Yorker, offers some vivid snapshots of several long-gone Tenderloin bars, including one with a convalescing person in a bed in back. Read More

Jan 19, 2021
San Francisco Castro

Milk Club holds MLK Day tribute at Castro's 'Hibernia Beach' honoring community leaders

Yesterday the Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club (Milk Club) held a Martin Luther King Jr. Day tribute at Castro's Bank of America (501 Castro St.), commonly referred to as 'Hibernia Beach,' honoring the civil rights icon and the passing of recent community members. Read More