Man's Body Found in East Village

Hours after the man was found unconscious at 17th Street and Imperial, police launched an investigation

An investigation has been launched after the discovery of a man’s body in San Diego’s East Village.

Homicide investigators are looking into the death of a 51-year-old homeless man who was found unconscious.

Emergency crews were called to the area of 17th Street and Imperial Avenue around 9 p.m. Monday.

They transported the man to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

According to police, the victim suffered some physical trauma. They did not go into details about the cause of death.

The man’s identity was not released pending notification of family.

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