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Woman shot and killed in the East County identified

Body recovered in La Presa
Posted at 7:08 PM, Oct 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-22 22:08:44-04

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Authorities Friday released the name of the 22-year- old woman found shot to death near Sweetwater Summit Regional Park in Bonita.

A patrol deputy found the body of Kimberly Gutierrez of La Mesa near a cul-de-sac at the end of Quarry Road about 3 a.m. Tuesday, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

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An autopsy determined that Gutierrez died of gunshot wounds, and her death was ruled a homicide, sheriff's Lt. Thomas Seiver said.

Officials have not publicly identified any suspects in the case.