Saratoga man identified after found dead in storage

SARATOGA (KRON) — A man whose body was discovered on Saturday in a storage area in Saratoga was identified today as 53-year-old Benigno Garcia by the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office, according to police official Monday.

According to the county sheriff’s office, Garcia’s body was found in the 14000 block of Big Basin Way,  A person reported the discovery around 11 a.m. on Saturday.

The person told deputies he smelled a strange odor before opening the storage area where Garcia was found, according to the county sheriff’s office.

Sheriff’s officials are considering the case an unattended death under suspicious circumstances.

No further information has been provided at this time.

Stay with KRON 4 news for more updates.

 

Bay City News contributed to this report.

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