A transient known locally as "Wild Bill" was found dead at 12:53 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in the bushes of Hahamongna Park, confirmed Sgt. Debra Herman of the on Thursday night.
"We -- everyone at the station here - have had contact with him several times," Herman said.
"Wild Bill" is formally known as 54-year-old William Pluma Barrios, whose nickname stemmed from his love of the outdoors. He was frequently arrested for , which has led to many calls to the station. The park, which is right across the street from , was known as Barrios' most frequented area.
Barrios' cause of death is still not known, as the coroner's office is awaiting test results which could arrive in a few weeks, said Lt. Brian Elias of the county coroner's office. However, Elias added there is no suspicion of foul play in Barrios' death.
Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that William Barrios' nickname stemmed from his alleged drunk-in-public incidents. "Wild Bill'' stems from Barrios' love of the outdoors.