A man who suffered multiple wounds from a knife fight in a Pacific Beach motel has died, San Diego police (SDPD) homicide detectives said.
The reported fight happened on Friday, April 14 at Motel San Diego, located at 4780 Mission Bay Drive, right off Interstate 5. San Diego police first responded to a call of a reported knife fight at approximately 7:45 p.m.
The first officers on scene found a man, identified as Joaquin Tuttle, 40, of San Diego, in a room with multiple lacerations on his head and arm, in addition to blunt force trauma to his rib cage from an assault.
Tuttle was taken to Scripps La Jolla for treatment.
San Diego police learned on Friday that Tuttle had passed away earlier that day, police said Sunday. The Medical Examiner has his body and will determine the manner of death and cause of death.
SDPD Homicide Detectives have been assigned the case and are investigating.
There is no suspect in custody at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.