Date/Time: September 9, 2009 – 0700 hours
Case #: SAPD 09-32665
Location: 100 S. Cedar St, Santa Ana, CA 92701 (Sidewalk)
Narrative: On 9/19/09 at 1030 hours, Officers responded to the 100 block of South Cedar in Santa Ana for a call of a homeless male (Kragen) in his 50’s who was laying on the grass near the sidewalk and was possibly deceased. Officers arrived at the location and found him to be deceased. They summoned the Orange County Coroner’s Office to respond. While at the scene, there were no obvious signs of how the victim had died. An Autopsy was performed the following day. An autopsy showed an injury to the male’s body caused his death. The case was now handled as a homicide. The cause of death was blunt force trauma to his upper body.