Listen to Alameda Drowning 911 Tapes; Read Chronological Account of Incident

The City of Alameda has posted documents and audio related to the controversial suicide by drowning of 52-year-old Raymond Zack as police and fire personnel watched from shore. Click here for the full archive.

The Oakland Tribune has a good chronological account of the incident, and the Contra Costa Times has put up the 911 tapes in a SoundCloud file:

Author

Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

Sponsored by

Become a KQED sponsor