April 15, 2024
San Diego County
Medical Examiner’s Workplace. Picture through @SanDiegoCounty Twitter

Authorities Wednesday publicly recognized a 38-year-old Illinois man who died over the Presidents Day weekend throughout a predawn scuffle with one other member of a bunch of vacationers staying at a vacation-rental house in Level Loma Heights.

Patrol officers responding to a report of a medical emergency shortly after 2 a.m. Monday discovered Mark Giancarlo of Chicago unconscious and unresponsive on the home within the 2800 block of Poinsettia Drive, west of Halfway Drive and south of West Level Loma Boulevard, in keeping with the San Diego Police Division.

Paramedics took Giancarlo to a hospital, the place he was pronounced useless, SDPD Lt. Jud Campbell mentioned.

Investigators decided that Giancarlo had gotten right into a battle with a fellow member of a touring group staying on the rental house, in keeping with police.

“Whereas being restrained, Giancarlo went into medical misery, resulting in the 911 name,” the lieutenant mentioned.

The opposite particular person concerned within the fracas, a 44-year-old man whose identify has been withheld, was detained and questioned by murder detectives earlier than being launched pending additional investigation.

A ruling on the reason for the fatality was on maintain pending completion of postmortem examinations.

“This investigation is open and ongoing,” Campbell mentioned Wednesday. “Detectives proceed to analyze the circumstances surrounding Giancarlo’s demise.”

–Metropolis Information Service