The body of Trevor Tice was found inside a home in the Sunset Cliffs area of San Diego while officers conducted a welfare check around 12:15 p.m. Monday. Officers determined there were "suspicious circumstances" and called in homicide detectives.
Tice was the founder and former CEO of the Denver-based chain, which has studios in 20 states. There are 14 CorePower studios in Chicago and additional locations in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Deerfield, Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn, Glenview, Hinsdale, La Grange, Naperville, Oak Park, Park Ridge, Skokie and Winnetka.
Police declined to disclose details on why they are investigating his death as a homicide.
Christine Turner, a spokesperson for the company, said its employees were "deeply saddened" to confirm Tice's death.
"Our community is grieving this tragic loss and honoring Trevor's tremendous legacy," Turner said.