ALAMEDA -- Police are investigating the death of a 53-year-old man whose body was found in a van parked in the parking lot of Alameda grocery store Thursday afternoon, authorities said.

The man was identified late Wednesday as Alden Mah. The cause of death is undetermined, a spokesman for the coroner's office said.

Police were called about 1:30 p.m. to the Nob Hills Food parking lot at 2531 Blanding Ave. near the Fruitvale Bridge.

Police responded and briefly blocked Blanding Avenue while police investigated.

Bay City News Service contributed to this report. Reach Kristin J. Bender at kbender@bayareanewsgroup.com. Follow her at Twitter.com/kjbender.




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