SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Authorities released the name Thursday of an apparent homicide victim whose body turned up in Tecolote Canyon.
A man walking his dog off the 6300 block of Osler Street in Linda Vista found 19-year-old Ayo Wharton of San Diego dead on a dirt path about 8 a.m. Wednesday, the county Medical Examiner's Office reported.
Wharton's body bore signs of "trauma consistent with an assault," according to police Lt. Kevin Rooney, who said the case was being investigated as a suspected murder.
Authorities have not released further details on the cause of the teen's death or any possible motive for the apparent slaying.
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