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Man under arrest in connection to Lakeside murder

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LAKESIDE (CBS 8) - San Diego County Sheriff's homicide detectives have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a man whose body was found Sunday morning on a sidewalk in Lakeside. 

Lance Benson, 29, was booked into the San Diego Central Jail on a single count of murder. 
At around 4:20 a.m. Sunday, a newspaper carrier found a man's body on the sidewalk in the 1400 block of Aquilla Drive in Lakeside, according to San Diego County Sheriff's Homicide Lt. Kenneth Nelson.

Deputies from the sheriff's Lakeside substation responded, and found the victim unresponsive and suffering from trauma to the upper body. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene. 

The victim was described only as a man approximately 35 years old. His identity has not been released.

The San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office is scheduled to perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Detail at (858) 974-2321/after hours at (858) 565-5200. You can also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477 and be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.

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