Body found in San Ysidro drainage ditch

Body initially found by illegal border crosser

SAN DIEGO - Authorities Thursday are investigating the discovery of a body in a drainage ditch in San Ysidro.

The discovery was made at about 12:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of East Beyer Blvd., authorities said.

Authorities believe the deceased person was actually discovered Sunday night by a person entering the U.S. illegally.

Authorities said the illegal border crosser crawled through a drainage ditch and found the body. The person later reported the discovery.

The circumstances behind the person's death has not yet been determined.

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