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Los Altos Police Department
Thursday August 24th, 2023 :: 08:16 p.m. PDT


Los Altos Police Conduct Death Investigation

The Los Altos Police Department and the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office are investigating the death of an adult male. The cause of death is unknown and currently under investigation. 

Today, at approximately 12:55 PM, officers responded to a call for service regarding a suspicious vehicle on the 200 block of Valencia Drive. Upon initial investigation, officers discovered the decedent in the parked vehicle. 

The Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to assist investigators in determining the person’s identity and cause of death. This is an active investigation; updates will be provided as they become available. 

Anyone with additional information on this investigation is asked to please contact Det. Sgt. Spillman at (650) 947-2689, [email protected]. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may call the Los Altos Police Department Tip-Line at (650) 947-2774. 

Media inquiries should be directed to Det. Sgt. Spillman. 


CASE NUMBER: 23-0779 

DATE OF CALL: 8/24/23 

TYPE OF CALL: Coroner’s case 

Los Altos Police Department
1 N San Antonio Rd
Los Altos, CA 94022

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 650-947-2770

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