Updated 11:39 a.m.
A Union City man died Sunday morning after he was found unconscious in a trashcan on the 33900 block of 10th Street, police said.
According to the Union City Police Department, Joshua Gonzalez-Perez, 21, of Union City, was found at about 6:30 a.m. when a resident of the home went to take out the trash. When she opened the trashcan, she found Perez inside.
There were no visible injuries, said Sgt. Victor Derting.
Police and medical units responded to the scene and transported Gonzalez-Perez to a local hospital, where he eventually succumbed to his injuries.
According to a KTVU report, Gonzalez-Perez was a family friend to those at the address and occasionally lived there.
The trash can that Gonzalez-Perez was found in did not belong to the home.
Police are treating the suspicious death as a serious crime, Cmdr. Ben Horner told KTVU Monday morning.
A memorial for Gonzalez-Perez has been put in place at the home where he was found, readers said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Union City Police Department at 510-471-1365. Anonymous tips can also be left at 510-675- 5207 or firstname.lastname@example.org.