San Diego

Man Found Dead in National City

National City police have blocked off E. 18th Street between Prospect Street and Euclid Avenue as they investigate the discovery of a man's body.

Firefighters called police officers at 7:30 a.m. to investigate a suspicious death. 

Investigators have a potential identity for the man described as in his mid-50s who was found with facial injuries. 

Detectives were canvassing the neighbors asking for any information regarding the man's death, a spokesperson said. 

Lt. Alex Hernandez said it was not a shooting and that there was no risk for people living in the neighborhood.

No other information was available.

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