ENCINITAS (CNS) - An autopsy was tentatively scheduled Wednesday for a 58-year-old man who died shortly after being found floating face down in the swells off Beacon's Beach by fellow surfers.
David Alan Kim of Cardiff was found unconscious in the ocean late Tuesday morning near the 1100 block of Neptune Street in Encinitas, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office.
Kim was collapsed across his surfboard when spotted in the ocean about 11:30 a.m., Encinitas lifeguard Capt. Larry Giles said.
Several other surfers paddled over to try to help the lifeless Kim, performing CPR while pulling him to shore. Once on land, one of the good Samaritans ran to get help, Giles said.
Lifeguards arrives minutes later and took over the lifesaving efforts before driving the stricken man to a parking area at Ponto Beach, several miles north in Carlsbad.
From there, an ambulance crew took the surfer to Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, continuing the attempt to resuscitate him on the way.
Despite everyone's efforts, Kim died shortly after arriving at the hospital, the Medical Examiner's Office reported.
Kim was single and lived in Cardiff with his father, according to the Medical Examiner's Office.
A mistaken bump led to a man getting bit and cut with a knife near the Ocean Beach Pier, police said Sunday.
A man died after his body caught fire, police said Saturday. At 11:30 p.m. Friday, police received a call regarding a person on fire in a field near 5200 Pacific Highway in Mission Bay Park, according to the San Diego Police Department.
One person was found dead, apparently drowned as up to seven people tried to enter the United States through the rough surf off La Jolla overnight, firefighters said Sunday.
The sea of pink continued Sunday with thousands marching in the name of breast cancer research funding on the third - and final - day of the Susan G. Komen San Diego 3-Day.
The San Diego Rescue Mission opened its doors to the homeless community on Saturday for its annual Thanksgiving celebration.
Hoping for the best but preparing for the worst, local business owners and first responders teamed up for an all-to-real feeling hazard drill on Saturday.
A 5-year-old girl who was abducted from New York by her 32-year-old mother, who does not have custody of the child, was found safe Saturday in San Diego, police said.
Before Saturday, Marine veteran Joshua Ray, his wife and six children had just one vehicle to use for all of their family business, and Ray had to take the train from Oceanside to San Diego every day to get to work.
A sea of pink will travel through San Diego starting Friday for the Susan G. Komen San Diego 3-Day. The 60 mile journey kicks off early Friday morning and ends Sunday evening at the final destination – the celebratory Closing Ceremony.