Only in Berkley can this
When he garnered headlines in 1992 and 1993, he was known as a gentle 6-foot-4 man who liked to attend class at the University of California at Berkeley in the buff.
also be this
``He was in a maximum security area, where checks are made hourly,'' Cursi said. ``He was a high level security inmate because he had a history of assaultive behavior.''
Martinez, who was in the cell by himself, had been charged with two counts of battery and one count of assault with a deadly weapon, all felonies.
The Berkley Naked guy, Gentle naked soul or violent man... well thats history's case to judge because for the trifecta of berkley weirdness he killed himself
Andrew Martinez, the South Bay man who gained national notoriety as the ``Naked Guy'' when he insisted on walking around nude in Berkeley in the early 1990s, has died, the apparent victim of suicide.
Martinez, 33, died early Thursday after he was discovered unconscious in his cell at the Santa Clara County main jail.
He was found lying under the covers on his cell bunk, with a plastic bag tied around his head, said jail spokesman Mark Cursi. He was pronounced dead about an hour later at Valley Medical Center.
Sad he is dead but ashame no one saw his moving about naked as a sign of some larger needs for mental help