Body found in Mission Valley riverbed

Police at the Mission Valley riverbed where a body was found late Wednesday night

SAN DIEGO — San Diego police opened a murder investigation after a body was found in a Mission Valley riverbed late Wednesday night.

An officer was flagged down by a person who spotted the body floating under a bridge just before midnight Wednesday near Friars Road. Officers told FOX 5 the body was found partially submerged in the water near a bike trail, not far from SDCCU Stadium.

Authorities called the person’s death “suspicious” and San Diego’s Homicide Investigation Unit was put in charge of the investigation. A detailed description of the person found in the river was not immediately available.

Anyone with information about the death was aked to call the Homicide Unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.


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