Body found in Chula Vista vegetation fire identified
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The man found dead behind a Chula Vista shopping center last week has been identified.
Fire fighters found the body of 79-year-old homeless man Julio Flores while putting out a brush fire behind the 500 block of C Street.
He was found in a canyon area frequently used as a homeless encampment.
Flores’ cause of death is still unknown.
Authorities say they also don’t know if Flores died before or after the fire.