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SDPD investigates deaths of two South Bay homeless men as homicides

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Posted at 8:12 AM, May 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-22 11:12:22-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV)--San Diego Police announced Sunday the deaths of two homeless men at an Otay Mesa strip mall are being investigated as homicides.

A San Diego Police officer was patrolling the area of 3400 Palm Ave. Wednesday, May 17, and found two men who appeared to be sleeping in front of a closed business.  Upon further contact, the officer determined both men were dead and had significant trauma on their upper torsos.

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The San Diego County Medical Examiner identified the men as 56-year-old Curtis Murray and 61-year-old Albert Stringer.    Police say both men were homeless.