Man's body found near Upper Otay Lake Sunday morning

Posted at 1:01 PM, Oct 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-29 17:21:36-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a man was found dead near Upper Otay Lake Sunday morning.

According to authorities, the body was found on the 12000 block of Proctor Valley Road by a man hiking in the area.

According to reports, it took Cal Fire more than half an hour to hike and find the body.

Deputies believe the man had been dead for at least a day before being located.

The Sheriff’s Department is investigating the cause of death.