The man was stuck while trying to get clothes.
Body found in City Heights strip mall in 5300 block of University Avenue (Dec. 15, 2017)
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A man found dead inside a donation bin at a City Heights-area strip mall Friday may have been trying to get clothes to stay warm, friends said.
San Diego police responded to a report just before 7 a.m. of a dead man stuck in a donation bin at a strip mall in the 5300 block of University Avenue.
Police believe the man was trying to grab clothes from the bin when he got stuck and possibly suffocated.
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10News spoke with residents of a nearby homeless camp at Colina Park. They believe the victim was a friend who was trying to stay warm for the night.