Body found in Cal State San Marcos parking ramp

SAN MARCOS, Calif. – A death investigation was underway Monday on the campus of Cal State San Marcos after a body was found on a parking ramp.

The San Diego County Sheriff's homicide unit was sent to the six-story parking structure around 3 a.m. to help campus police investigate the death.

The Cal State San Marcos police department said an investigation is underway in parking lot N and Parking Structure 1.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene, but authorities told FOX 5 they believe the man had 'major trauma' and may have committed suicide by jumping from the parking structure.

The parking structure was reopened around 9:15 a.m.


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