Homicide investigation underway for man's body found at Oceanside construction site

Victim not Oceanside resident
Posted at 10:00 AM, Mar 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-09 21:48:46-05

OCEANSIDE, Calif. - Police continued to investigate the death of a man found dead under suspicious circumstances Thursday morning at a construction site in Oceanside.

The body was found around 5:15 a.m. near a home under construction on the 200 block of Windward Way near North Pacific Street, according to Oceanside police.

Police said first responders discovered the victim with "obvious signs of traumatic injury" and he was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police officers and personnel from the county Medical Examiner's Office summoned to investigate deemed the death suspicious, authorities said.

The identity of the person found dead was not immediately released by police described him as a 37-year-old white male. He is not an Oceanside resident, Oceanside police said in a statement. 

Homicide investigators continue to search for clues.