SAN DIEGO — Authorities are investigating after an unidentified body was found at Otay Lakes on Wednesday morning.
The body was discovered sometime Wednesday morning, after a National Guard air resource reported seeing what appeared to be a deceased subject in the lower Otay reservoir, acording to U.S. Border Patrol. Agents responded to the area and confirmed the presence of the body in the water near Otay Lakes Road.
Authorities entered the incident into the dispatch system at 12:07 p.m, according to SDFD.
As Otay Lakes are a City of San Diego reservoir, San Diego Police also responded to the scene and took possession of the decedent, Border Patrol said.
The cause of death is not known at this time. The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office will be working to identify if foul play is involved.
SDFD lifeguards searched the lake for any other people in the water, however, a spokesperson said that there was no indication that there were additional bodies.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.