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Police investigating after man found dead in car in Southcrest

Posted at 12:51 PM, Jan 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-15 19:03:16-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Police are investigating after a man was found dead in a car in San Diego's Southcrest neighborhood Wednesday morning.

According to police, the man's body was found in the driver's seat of the vehicle on the 4000 block of Boston Avenue just before noon. Police say the victim had a wound on his head.

At this time, police say they're searching for three teenage boys seen leaving the scene around the time the victim was found dead.

Both 40th and 41st Street from Newton Avenue to Boston Avenue and the 4000 block of Boston Avenue, including the North Alley and Recreation Center foot path were closed throughout the day Wednesday as police investigated.

The circumstances surrounding the death are unclear at this time. The man’s identity also hasn’t been released.

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