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San Diego Police investigate man's death at Otay Mesa home

Posted at 6:37 AM, Jul 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-08 19:16:02-04

OTAY MESA, Calif. (KGTV) – San Diego Police are investigating the death of a man in an Otay Mesa neighborhood early Thursday morning.

Police said they received a call at around 3:30 a.m. from a woman who reported her boyfriend was injured and covered with blood at their home in the 3200 block of Caminito Quixote.

By the time officers arrived at the scene, the victim -- identified by police as a 38-year-old Black man -- died from his injuries. Police said officers discovered trauma to the man’s upper body.

SDPD said the man has been identified, but his name is not being released at this time. Police said they considered the man’s death suspicious.

The woman who called 911 found her boyfriend in the entryway of the home, according to SDPD. It was unclear if the victim was injured inside the home or if he went to the house after being wounded.

No further details on the case were immediately released.

Anyone with information is asked to call SDPD's Homicide Unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.