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Lakeside murder victim identified by Sheriff's Dept.

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LAKESIDE (CBS 8): The body found around 10:40 a.m. on Tuesday has been identified by the San Diego Sheriff's Department as 46 year old Kenneth Harper Junior.

The autopsy results confirmed the cause of death was a homicide, but as of Saturday evening, no other details have been released.

This is an update to the original story below--

LAKESIDE (CNS) - Local and federal authorities Wednesday were investigating the suspicious death of a man in Lakeside.

The man was found dead in a home in the 11400 block of Rocky Lane about 10:40 a.m. Tuesday, according to San Diego County sheriff's homicide Lt. Larry Nesbit.

"Due to suspicious circumstances at the scene, a request was made for the sheriff's homicide detail to respond," Nesbit said in a statement without elaboration.

The man's name was withheld pending positive identification, he said.

In addition to sheriff's homicide detectives, the U.S. Border Patrol is also investigating the death, Nesbit said.

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