Investigators say a transient who was killed Wednesday evening at a homeless encampment was strangled to death.
Contra Costa County Sheriff's investigators said the killing happened a camp along the Interstate 680 overpass on Concord Avenue near the Concord/Pleasant Hill border.
Authorities said they have arrested 38-year-old James Riley for the killing.
The victim has been identified as 47-year-old Jerald Nagle, said Sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee.
Riley and Nagle had reportedly gotten into a fight. Lee said both men are transients.
Riley was booked at County Jail in Martinez on homicide charges. He's being held on $1 million bail.
Patch will update this story as more information is available.