Person found dead in waterway near Oakland Coliseum identified

(BCN) — A man whose body was found in late January floating the water in Oakland near the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum has been identified by the county Coroner’s Office as 51-year-old Chio Chien Saetern. His residence was undetermined.

Oakland police are investigating Saetern’s death as a homicide but have released few other details about the case as of Thursday. Saetern was found on Jan. 28 at about 4:30 p.m. near the 5400 block of Coliseum Way.

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The Alameda County Coroner is investigating his cause of death.

Anyone with information about the case can contact the Oakland Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (510) 238-3728.

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