The Medical Examiner's Office has identified the body of a man found on the side of a road in Spring Valley over the weekend.
The victim has been identified as 59-Year-old Ronald Ray McKinney, of East County. The preliminary cause of death is being withheld for investigative reasons and the manner of death is a homicide, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said.
McKinney's family has been notified of his death.
McKinney's body was found Sunday by a pair of hikers off the side of the road on the 3500 block of Millar Ranch Road.
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No other information was available.
Anyone who has information on the incident can call the SDSO Homicide Unit at 858-285-6330 or Crimestoppers at 888-580-8477.
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