Border Patrol agents apprehending a group of individuals that had crossed the border illegally came across a body in a rural area east of Otay Lakes.
The discovery was made around 8:41 a.m. Monday morning.
The agents made the discovery after the group they had apprehended told them they had just passed by a body. When agents went back to the location described by the group, they found the body of a man.
The San Diego Sheriff's Department (SDSO) took over the investigation. They say for now, it appears that no foul play was involved.
The investigation is ongoing.
No other information was immediately available.
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