A person who was found dead in the Palo Alto Baylands Preserve on Sunday (Nov. 20) morning died of an apparent suicide, police spokesman Lt. Zach Perron said Monday.
Police said the person was discovered in the Baylands preserve, which is at the east end of Embarcadero Road, near the sailing station boat launch. The launch is in the northern part of the preserve, east of the Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Interpretive Center in the Harriet Mundy Marsh.
Police received a call regarding the body at about 9:29 a.m. The person's age and gender have not been released.
The Santa Clara County Coroner has not yet identified the person. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
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