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San Diego police investigate body found in drainage ditch

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Posted at 6:51 AM, Feb 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-04 09:51:48-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - San Diego police are investigating the discovery of a man’s body in a Fox Canyon-area drainage ditch.

On Sunday at 11:30 a.m., officers and emergency crews were summoned to the 5100 block of Auburn Drive in response to a 911 call regarding a deceased person in a ditch behind a home.

In a drainage ditch was the body of an unidentified Asian man with trauma to his upper body, according to police. The man, believed to be in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police, the case is being investigated by the SDPD homicide detectives and there is not suspect information available.

Anyone with information on the case is urged to call homicide detectives at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.