Man’s body found in park

THE BODY of a transient was found in an Anaheim park in what police believe was a homicide (Shutterstock).

A homicide investigation is being launched by Anaheim police detectives in the aftermath of a body being found in a park on Tuesday.

According to the APD, patrol officers and Anaheim Fire and Rescue personnel were summoned around 7 a.m. to Ponderosa Park on Haster Street regarding an “unresponsive male.”


Michael Anthony Garcia, 42, an Anaheim area transient, was found on the east side of the park and was declared deceased at the scene.

The Orange County Coroner’s office found evidence of trauma “consistent with a homicide.”

Anyone with information about Garcia or circumstances leading to his death are asked to call APD at (714) 765-1900.

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