A 25-year-old man was killed in the rear parking lot of an apartment complex at 355 East O'Keefe St. Thursday, East Palo Alto police said.
Police officers were dispatched at 6:16 a.m. and upon arriving at the scene found that Alejandro Palomino-Albino of East Palo Alto had suffered a fatal injury and had died. Sgt. Jeff Liu said it was not evident how Albino was killed and results are pending a coroner's examination.
Police are actively investigating the apparent homicide and need information, he said.
"Anyone who might have witnessed or has any knowledge about the crime is strongly urged to contact the East Palo Alto Police Department," he said.
Contact with the department can be anonymous and can be made through phone dispatch: 650-321-1112; Internet message: www.ci.east-palo-alto.ca.us/police/tipnow.html; or anonymous cell-phone text or voicemail: 650-409-6792.