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Man arrested in connection with stepfather's death in Imperial Beach

San Diego County sheriff's deputies
Posted at 7:47 PM, Oct 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-12 11:17:04-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a man died following a family argument in Imperial Beach Monday afternoon.

According to the department, deputies responded to the 1100 block of Donax Avenue around 12:14 p.m. after receiving a report of a man lying on the ground.

When they arrived, deputies found 56-year-old William Louis Bischel suffering from trauma to his head. He was taken to the hospital where he later died, the department said.

While investigating, deputies learned that Bischel was injured during a family fight with his stepson, Michael Jared Ezell, 24.

Ezell was arrested and booked into jail for murder.

Anyone with information is asked to call the homicide unit at 858-285-6330 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.