SAN DIEGO - A woman was found dead in an alley Monday morning near a Pacific Beach motel, police said.
The San Diego Police Department said at about 1 a.m., a security guard discovered the body of the woman near a Dumpster adjacent to the Surfer Beach Motel on the 700 block of Pacific Beach Drive.
The security guard called 911 and paramedics who arrived declared the woman dead at the scene.
Officers said they are still investigating the cause of her death.
San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros said the woman may have been a transient.
The security guard told 10News that police found drugs on the woman.
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