December 2, 2023
San Diego County
Medical Examiner’s Workplace. Picture by way of @SanDiegoCounty Twitter

A 53-year-old man was discovered lifeless Thursday close to a makeshift encampment alongside state Route 78 in Vista.

A pedestrian flagged down a California Freeway Patrol officer about 1 p.m. to report recognizing the physique, which was in an open space between Hacienda Drive and the freeway, simply east of Vista Courthouse, public-affairs Officer Hunter Gerber stated.

Preliminary proof recommended that the person, whose title was withheld pending household notification, might need died of a drug overdose, Gerber stated.

The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Workplace was known as in by the CHP.

– Metropolis Information Service