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San Diego Police don't suspect foul play after human remains found in Fiesta Island fire pit

Posted at 4:11 PM, Nov 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-06 15:14:22-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — San Diego Police say no foul play was involved with human remains discovered in a fire pit last month.

The remains were discovered by a man on Oct. 29, 2020, just after 10:30 a.m. in the fire pit located on the east end of Fiesta Island, according to police.

A forensic anthropologist confirmed images sent by police indicated that the remains were human.

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Police said after a thorough investigation, it was determined that while the man died in the fire pit, no foul play was suspected.

Investigators say the remains have been identified as a 79-year-old Hispanic man, though his name was not released.

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