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Homeless man found dead in Chula Vista, police searching for suspect

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Posted at 5:16 PM, Jun 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-18 20:17:28-04

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) -- Police are searching for a suspect after two women discovered the body of a homeless man in Chula Vista Tuesday morning.

According to police, two sisters were walking on the 1400 block of Broadway around 1:20 a.m. when they discovered a man who wasn’t breathing.

Officers tried to save the man, later identified as 56-year-old Ivan Velez, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators later found signs of trauma and are currently searching for a suspect. No description of the suspect was given.

Anyone with information is asked to call San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.