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Man found dead near trail in Campo identified

San Diego County Sheriff's Department
Posted at 4:59 PM, Jan 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-08 19:59:24-05

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Authorities have released the identity of the man found dead in Campo .

U.S. Border Patrol agents found the body of 32-year-old Paul Anthony Castello near the intersection of Shockey Truck Trail and state Route 94 in Campo shortly after 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to sheriff's officials.

Castello is a resident of Campo. An autopsy report reveals his death was a homicide.

"The preliminary cause of death is being withheld for investigative reasons," Lt. Thomas Seiver said.

No suspects in the case have been identified, Seiver said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (858) 285- 6330 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.