Man found dead in drainage ditch identified

SAN DIEGO — Authorities Tuesday identified the man who was found in a drainage ditch near City Heights.

The victim was identified as 32-year-old Jimmy Khieu. San Diego police were investigating his death as a homicide.

A 911 call in around 11:30 a.m. Sunday reporting a man down in a ditch behind a home on Auburn Drive near Loris Street, in a neighborhood known as Fox Canyon, according to SDPD Lt. Anthony Dupree.

Officers found Khieu with trauma to his upper body and pronounced him dead at the scene.

Police asked anyone with information on the man’s death to call SDPD homicide detectives at 619-531-2293 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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