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Suspicious Death Investigation Underway in Coronado

Police in Coronado are investigating the death of a man found on Silver Strand Boulevard Monday.

A Coronado Police Department Captain Laszlo Waczek said pedestrians noticed something strange in the bushes and discovered it was the body of a man.

The discovery was made at around 3:30 p.m., Capt. Waczek said.

Police had concerns that the man's death wasn't natural and determined his death was suspicious soon after.

According to Waczek, Medical Examiner's office staff noticed there was trauma to the man's chest. Officials did not specify details of the trauma.

Some of the victim's clothes were found scattered around the area, Chief Waczek said.

San Diego County Sheriff's Department homicide investigators are assisting the Coronado Police Department in the death investigation.

Waczek said investigators could be at the scene until midnight or possibly later.

No other information was available.

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