February 29, 2024
San Diego Hearth-Rescue Division emblem. Photograph credit score: OnScene.TV

Firefighters placing out a blaze that engulfed a van Monday in a car parking zone at Tijuana River Valley Sports activities Complicated discovered a physique partially contained in the charred automobile, authorities reported.

The fireplace on the athletic facility within the 2600 block of Sundown Avenue in southern San Diego erupted about 11 a.m., in response to police.

As a result of state of the physique, it was not instantly clear if the unidentified particular person — believed to have been male — died resulting from accidents from the fireplace or from one other trigger, Lt. Jud Campbell stated.

The San Diego Metro Arson Strike Crew was referred to as in to research the fireplace, and murder detectives had been summoned “in an abundance of warning” to look into the circumstances surrounding the fatality, which was being investigated as a suspicious loss of life, the lieutenant stated.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.