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San Diego police: Man dies in fight at Rancho Peñasquitos home, man arrested

San Diego Police
Posted at 6:54 PM, Dec 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-03 12:29:31-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A 23-year-old man was arrested in connection with a death at a Rancho Peñasquitos home stemming from a reported fight at the residence.

San Diego police said officers were called to a home in the 12500 block of Darkwood Rd. in Rancho Penasquitos just before 4:15 p.m. Wednesday in response to a reported fight at the house.

According to police, a man called 911 to report his 23-year-old son, Wyatt Austin Lane, had been in a fight with a guest at their home earlier in the day.

Regarding the fight, the father reported that his son told him “the guest had lost and never regained consciousness,” according to police.

Officers arrived to find a deceased male inside a bedroom with “apparent trauma to his body,” police said. The victim was not immediately identified.

Lane was arrested and booked into County Jail on suspicion of murder.

SDPD Homicide Unit detectives are investigating the incident.