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San Mateo, CA Police Department
Saturday May 14th, 2022 :: 05:05 p.m. PDT


SMPD Launches Homicide Investigation

For Immediate Release No. 20220514-025
Saturday, May 14, 2022
SMPD Launches Homicide Investigation

San Mateo, CA – On Saturday, May 14, 2022, at approximately 6:48 a.m., San Mateo Police Department officers were dispatched to the SamTrans bus stop located on El Camino Real near West Hillsdale Boulevard on the report of an individual slumped over on a bench. Officers quickly arrived on scene and located a deceased 48-year-old male. After a thorough examination of the scene, SMPD detectives initiated a homicide investigation to ensure all responsible parties are brought to justice. 

This is an on-going investigation and updates will be provided as new information becomes available. Anyone driving southbound on El Camino Real on May 14, 2022 between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. who observed anyone at the bus stop and any drivers who have vehicles equipped with video recording capabilities are encouraged to contact Detective Sergeant Paul Pak at (650) 522-7660 or [email protected].

Anonymous tips can be submitted to or by calling (650) 522-7676. 

Alison Gilmore
Public Information Officer | Office of the Chief
City of San Mateo Police Department
200 Franklin Pkwy, San Mateo, CA 94403
650-522-7626 | [email protected]

San Mateo, CA Police Department
200 Franklin Pkwy
San Mateo, CA 94403

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