Man Found Dead Near U.S.- Mexico Border Fence ID'd

A man was found shot to death Wednesday in unincorporated Otay Mesa, at the foot of the border fence on the U.S. side.

San Diego County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to an area about four miles east of the intersection of Enrico Fermi Drive and Via De La Amistad at 6 a.m.

A U.S. Border Patrol agent had found the body of a Hispanic man along the side of the road. Officials say he had been shot multiple times in the upper body. 

Officials identified the man as Oscar Resendiz Carcache, a 24-year-old Mexican citizen.

Sheriff's homicide detectives took over the investigation.

The medical examiner's office will release the man's cause and manner of death. If you have information about the shooting, call the homicide detail at 858-974-2321 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

This image shows the location where the man's body was found.
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