Authorities identify victim killed over the weekend in Hillcrest

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Authorities Monday released the name of a 35-year-old man found slain in Hillcrest over the weekend.

A pedestrian came across the body of Leo Trippett Jr. of San Diego in the 3400 block of Albert Street about 5:30 a.m. Sunday, according to police.

Trippett had suffered traumatic injuries to his upper body, Lt. Anthony Dupree said.

The victim’s cause of death has not been released, and no arrests in the case have been announced.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 619-531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

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