Body found on Treasure Island prompts homicide investigation

A homicide investigation has been launched into the discovery of a body late Friday night on Treasure Island, police said.

The body, which has not been identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office, was found at around 11:43 p.m. on the 400 block of Avenue M, according to police.

The Homicide Detail responded to the scene and is leading the investigation, police said. Investigators are awaiting a report from the Medical Examiner’s Office.

Police have not released further details around the circumstances of the death.

The case is the second homicide of 2020 in San Francisco.

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