ANTIOCH -- An Antioch man found dead Saturday afternoon was a homicide victim, police said.

Police made the discovery around 12:44 p.m. after being called to the 2200 block of Manzanita Way, Antioch police Lt. Diane Aguinaga said. Police said they were called there for suspicious circumstances but did not say what those circumstances were.

Authorities were still gathering clues at the scene Saturday night, Aguinaga said. Police did not say where the body was discovered.

The 26-year-old victim was not identified, pending notification of his relatives. Those with any information are asked to call Antioch police or send an anonymous tip to 274637 using the key word ANTIOCH.

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