Update: Police Investigating Suspicious Death on Dell Road

Officers found a male laying unconscious in the front yard of a home on Dell Road after responding to an emergency call about a disturbance at the home.

Update 6:35 p.m.

At approximately 4 p.m. Wednesday, investigators from the Pacifica Police Department arrested a 24-year-old Pacifica resident for a homicide that occurred this morning on Dell Road.

Based on the investigation, it appears that the vicitm, a 25-year-old Pacifica resident, succumbed to his injuries as a result of the altercation with the suspect. Because of the ongoing investigation, further details and the identities of the victim and the suspect are being witheld at this time.

The suspect was booked into the main jail at the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office in Redwood City.

Anyone with any information about this crime is encouraged to call the Pacifica Police Department at (650) 738-7314. 


Police are investigating a suspicious death that occurred this morning on Dell Road.

Officers responded to a home on Dell Road at about 5:15 a.m. after receiving a 9-1-1 call about a disturbance at the home.

Upon arriving at the scene, officers found a male laying unconscious in the front yard of the home. Medical personnel determined that the person was dead.

Officers cordoned off the area, and an investigation into the incident is underway. 

According to a reader, there was heavy police activity on Peralta Road while police were investigating the incident. Police helicopters were hovering over the area and officers were stopping passing traffic.

Police have not yet identified the person and haven't said whether any foul play was involved. The death hasn't been ruled a homicide.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to call the Pacifica Police Department 650-738-7314.

concerned citizen October 20, 2012 at 05:19 AM
Unbelievable - still in shock! http://www.mercurynews.com/san-mateo-county-times/ci_21812770/pacifica-man-charged-murder-hammer-knife-attack
Karen October 20, 2012 at 06:27 PM
Dear Jessica and Mikey . Its Karen from Wra . I woke up this mornin only to open the paper and see this horrIble tragedy. I was in tears . Im so sorry that this happened to you and your family . You are such a good person and keith was a great man and brother . Mikey was very lucky to have such a wonder wonderful uncle . Things like this happen and it makes u wonder why god works in the ways that he does . My thoughts and Prayers go out to you and mikey and your family . God Bless You .
Pamela elliott October 25, 2012 at 05:16 AM
Debbie, I am so very sorry for your hurt, my heart and soul go out to your family, love and hugs, meaning and sorrow, GOD BLESS YOU, ALL, love and prayers, to you. Love you.
Pamela elliott October 25, 2012 at 05:37 AM
You can kiss. My ass ,
Pamela elliott October 25, 2012 at 05:45 AM
Let me just say, Keith Ryan Coffey, was one of the best most human persons of our lifes, GOD REST HIS SOUL and my HE LIVE IN EACH WHOM LOVED HIM, my family did and always will, forever and eternity, RIP our KIP


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