Gay and Lesbian Times Publisher Commits Suicide
Michael Portantino, longtime publisher of San Diego's Gay and Lesbian Times, plunged to his death, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office.
The 52-year-old apparently jumped and landed on a cement walkway in the 500 block of Spruce Street sometime before 8:15 p.m. Wednesday.
A passerby discovered Portantino’s body next to the Park Manor Suites hotel.
The Medical Examiner's office ruled the death a suicide.
Services are pending.
Published at 9:01 AM PST on Dec 10, 2010