60-year-old man found dead in Hillcrest


SAN DIEGO – A homicide investigation was underway Wednesday night after a man reported finding his friend dead inside a residence, local authorities said.

San Diego police were called just after 6:45 p.m. to a home in the 3700 block of 8th Avenue in Hillcrest, which is located near SR-163, according to a watch commander. Responding officers found a 60-year-old man with trauma to his body and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The San Diego Police Department declined to release the man’s name at this point in the investigation. Few details were available, but officers determined upon arrival that the death was suspicious in nature and were investigating further.

Anyone with information about the man’s death was asked to call the homicide unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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