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Police investigate after woman dies beneath I-5 overpass in Little Italy

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Posted at 2:55 PM, Jul 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-11 21:40:06-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — San Diego Police are investigating after a woman believed to be homeless died beneath the Interstate 5 overpass in Little Italy Monday morning.

According to police, officers received a report of a woman in medical distress under the I-5 overpass near the 500 block of West Grape Street around 11:45 a.m.

Officers and paramedics arrived at the scene and began performing life-saving measures, but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

"The woman appeared to have visible trauma to her upper body, however officers were unable to readily establish the cause of death based on the scene. San Diego Homicide Detectives responded in an abundance of caution and began investigating the incident," police said.

The woman hasn't been identified at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.