A body was discovered outside the Vassar Lake Gate to Beale Air Force Base Sunday afternoon. USAF Captain Brian Wagner says Security Forces members working at the Gate were notified at approximately 1 p.m. of a deceased individual lying next to a vehicle that was parked along the road approaching the gate.
Captain Wagner says the Vassar Lake Gate is used mostly by airmen and women living on base.
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The Air Force Office of Special Investigation was on scene and will be conducting an investigation. There is not believed to be any connection to the base or military at this time.
The Vassar Lake Gate into Beale Air Force Base, was closed yesterday but has been re-opened .