Homicide

Body Found in Tijuana River Near Plaza De Las Americas Premium Outlets

San Diego Police homicide detectives are investigating

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Human remains have been found near the Tijuana River Valley, according to the San Diego Police Department.

The body of an unidentified person was found by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents at around 8:12 a.m. in the Tijuana River near the Las Americas Premium Outlets, SDPD said.

The body appeared to have been there for some time and showed no signs of trauma, SDPD said.

The body was discovered near the U.S-Mexico border where detectives deemed it was possible for the body to be carried by the Tijuana River into the U.S.

The San Diego County Medical Examiner's office will conduct an autopsy.

SDPD homicide detectives are handling the investigation.

No other information is available at this time.

Anyone with information can call the Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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