Body found in ditch in East Village

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A body was found Monday in a ditch near the Sherman Heights freeway entrance.

According to San Diego police, the body was found in the 1800 block of Imperial Avenue, just east of the I-5 around 1:30 p.m.

Responding patrol personnel found no signs of suspicious injuries on the body, SDPD Officer Joshua Hodge said.

The county Medical Examiner’s Office was called in to take custody of the dead man for identification and autopsy purposes.

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