Body Found in Burned-Out Truck

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    NBCSanDiego
    Deputies have launched a homicide investigation to determine the identity and cause of death.

    A body was found Tuesday inside a burned pickup truck on public property in Borrego Springs.

    A park ranger discovered the burned vehicle at the Vallecito County Regional Park around 10 a.m. Tuesday.

    The ranger saw there was a body inside the truck and called deputies. 

    Homicide detectives are working with the county’s medical examiner to positively identify the body and determine the cause of death.

    The park and its small, quiet campground are located along S-2 south of State Route 78 and north of Interstate 8.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Detail at (858) 974-2321/after hours at (858) 565-5200 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-TIPS(8477).