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Three arrested in murder of man found in Fox Canyon drainage ditch

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Posted at 5:41 PM, Sep 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-17 20:41:16-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Three people have been arrested after a man was found dead in a drainage ditch near Fox Canyon in February.

According to San Diego Police, Steven Chavez, 32, Peter Burgos, 45, and Jesus Faraj, 41, were all arrested from September 11 through the 17 on charges related to the murder.

Police say Faraj was already in prison for an unrelated charges.

RELATED: San Diego police investigate body found in drainage ditch

The body of 32-year-old Jimmy Khieu was found in a drainage ditch behind 5100 Auburn Drive on February 3, 2019.

Police say Khieu had trauma to his upper body.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call San Diego Police at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.