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Police investigate mysterious death in Oceanside

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OCEANSIDE (CNS) - Police Saturday were investigating the mysterious death of a man found on the street Friday night.

At 8:40 p.m., Oceanside police officers responded to a call of a man down in the street in the 2100 block of S. Coast Highway, said Oceanside Police Lt. Leonard Cosby.

"Officers found a white man, approximately 40 years old, on the ground with injuries to his face and the back of his head," Cosby said.

Cosby said paramedics provided medical aid then transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment.

"Shortly after arriving at the hospital, the victim was pronounced dead," Cosby said.

A death investigation by Oceanside police detectives was ongoing.

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending an autopsy to determine his cause of death.

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