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Homicide Detectives Investigating Body Found With Blunt Force Trauma in Ocean Beach

San Diego Police (SDPD) officers are investigating the death of a man found with blunt force trauma to his upper body in Ocean Beach. 

The body was found at approximately 6:10 a.m. Monday on the 2500 block of Bacon Street, north of a section of tennis courts near Robb Field, SDPD officers said. 

Officers said they found the man, in his 50s or 60s, with major trauma to his upper body. They noticed he was not breathing and he was pronounced dead at the scene. It appears the victim was homeless and may have been sleeping in the area, police said. 

At this time, it is unclear what may have caused the injuries, police said. 

Police said they are speaking with the person who reported the body; they consider that person a witness. 

SDPD's Homicide Unit is investigating and conducting witness interviews. Learn more about a person of interest wanted in connection with this crime and several others by clicking here. 

No other information was immediately available.

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