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Deputies investigate Del Mar man's death as homicide

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RANCHO SANTA FE (CNS) - Homicide detectives Monday investigated the death of a man whose body was found outside a residence on the western outskirts of Rancho Santa Fe.

The death in the 4600 block of Sun Valley Rd. was reported late Friday morning, according to San Diego County sheriff's Lt. Larry Nesbit.

There were "some suspicious circumstances" at the scene but the death was not classified as a homicide until Saturday after an autopsy was completed, Nesbit said in a statement.

The cause of death was not immediately released, nor was the man's identity.


This is an updated story, read original story below. 


San Diego (CBS 8) - What started as a medical call in the Del Mar area, is now being investigated as a murder.

Fire crews responded to a home on Sun Valley Rd. around 11 a.m. Friday, where they found a man dead in front of the property.

In this video report, News 8's Shannon Handy is live outside sheriff headquarters with more on this case and what neighbors are saying about the possible victim.

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