November 4, 2014 > Body found has been identified
Body found has been identified
Submitted By Newark PD
The body found along Thornton Avenue has been identified as Fernando Guerra, 24 year old male from San Lorenzo.
On October 27 at 1:23 p.m., the Newark Police Department responded to Thornton Avenue between Gateway Blvd and Willow Street after being notified of a possible dead body along the edge of the roadway. Upon arrival, officers located a dead male along the side Thornton Avenue. The Alameda County Sheriff's Office CoronerÕs Bureau responded to the scene. The Alameda County Sheriff's Office CoronerÕs Bureau identified the male as Fernando Guerra, a 24 year old male from San Lorenzo. The death has been ruled a homicide. The CoronerÕs Bureau determined Guerra had suffered a fatal gunshot wound.
The Newark Police Department Detective Division is currently investigating this incident with the assistance of the Alameda County SheriffÕs Office CoronerÕs Bureau. No further information is being released at this time.
Investigators are asking for the publicÕs assistance in apprehending those responsible for this homicide. Anyone with information is asked to call the Newark Police Department Silent Witness Hotline at (510) 578-4965 or Detective Sam Ackerman at (510) 578-4232.