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Homeless Man's Death in Fairfield Being Investigated as Homicide

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call police at (707) 428-7600.

By Bay City News Service

Fairfield police are treating the death of a homeless man who was found in bushes on Pennsylvania Avenue Wednesday afternoon as a homicide.

David Chambers Jr., 37, was taken to the NorthBay Medical Center where injuries to his face and head were discovered, police Sgt. Troy Oviatt said.

Chambers was then taken to John Muir Medical Center where he died, Oviatt said.

The person who found Chambers in the bushes in the 1700 block of Pennsylvania Avenue said he tried to awaken Chambers but he did not respond, Oviatt said. Police then arrived at 3 p.m.

"We are trying to determine how and when Mr. Chambers sustained his injuries," Oviatt said. 

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call police at (707) 428-7600, the 24-hour tip line at (707) 428-7345 or Crime Stoppers at (707) 644-7867.

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Blanca Botwin January 12, 2013 at 12:02 AM
How sad!
Cindi Wood Lott Bultman January 13, 2013 at 11:40 AM
This is my nephew. My heart is broken. My dear sister, his mom died when she was only 46. I pray they are together now. His family are devastated.
jan January 13, 2013 at 06:31 PM
I am so sorry for your loss, Cindi. Prayers out to you and your family....
Angel Chambers January 13, 2013 at 08:55 PM
This is a sad story. This unfortunately is my little brother. I'm haunted by who may have done this to him and how long he may have laid there before someone found him. My brother died the day before my 40th bday. I pray his murder does not go unsolved.
jan January 13, 2013 at 11:56 PM
My heart goes out to you and you family. I'm sure the Patch will help you with getting information out as it becomes known...
Laura Calderon January 14, 2013 at 05:47 PM
Cindi and Jan, we are all very sorry for your loss. I wanted to let you know that I was with Operation THUGS, the group that ministers to the homeless, and before we went out last Saturday, we all (about 20 of us) held hands and prayed for your loved one. We prayed for his soul and that he rest in peace. May God provide you comfort.
rachel January 15, 2013 at 12:20 AM
I knew David because of my job,he was always so sweet, we would just talk and talk! He was always so upbeat and happy and he was one of the nicest people i've ever met. I'm so sorry for your loss.

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