At approximately 0117 hours, October 25, 2016, a 911 call
was received from a motorist on eastbound Rowland Blvd., reporting there was an
unresponsive male on the ground in the #3 lane of eastbound Rowland Blvd., just
west of the southbound Highway 101 on ramp. Paramedics with the Novato Fire Department
responded to the scene and determined the subject’s death at 0127 hours.
The decedent has been identified by Coroner Division
personnel as John Sidney KRABBE, a 64-year-old male resident of Novato, CA.
A post mortem examination and toxicology testing have been
scheduled for later this week. The cause
and manner of death will be pending toxicology results and the conclusion of
the Novato Police Department’s investigation.
No further information will be released by the Coroner Division at this time,
as this in active investigation. Any
further questions regarding the incident should be directed to the Novato Police
Department (415) 897-4361.
Chief Deputy Coroner