Police: Body found in Tecolote Canyon

LINDA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) - A body was discovered in Tecolote Canyon Saturday evening, according to the San Diego Police Department.

Police said a transient alerted them to the body in an area off High Knoll road, east of the Tecolote Canyon Golf Course and west of Genesee Ave around 5:45 p.m. 

A team from the San Diego Medical Examiner’s Office worked to extract the body, carrying it about 150 feet up the side of the steep canyon.

Police estimate the body had been there for several days and had started decomposing. They believe it is a white man but have not determined an age.

At this time the cause of death has not been determined, however investigators do not suspect foul play.

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