Decomposing body found alongside Interstate 15 in San Ysidro

SAN YSIDRO (KUSI) — The California Highway Patrol were alerted to the discovery of a decomposing body alongside Interstate 5 in San Ysidro. It’s unclear how long the body had been there, according to the CHP.

The call was received by dispatch around 1:15 a.m. after someone found the body on a shoulder embankment off the southbound lanes near Camino de la Plaza, toward the U.S.-Mexico border, according to authorities. 

Officials with the county Medical Examiner’s Officer were called to remove the body from the location. If you have any information that could help the investigation the CHP can be reached at (858) 637-3800.

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