A decayed man’s body found in a wall at the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center in Oakland last month was identified Tuesday as 42-year-old Joseph Edward Mejica, according to the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.
According to a California Department of Justice missing persons report, Mejica was last seen on Aug. 22, 2020.
A construction worker found Mejica’s body at about 1 p.m. March 9 at the convention center at 10 10th St., near Lake Merritt.
The coroner’s bureau did not have a last known address for Mejica.
Nik Wojcik of SFBay contributed to this report.