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Alpine: Police discover burning body


Sheriff’s deputies from the Alpine substation discovered a burning body on a dirt road and are now seeking the help of the public as they launch an investigation, according to a San Diego County Sheriff’s report.

Deputies received a call to investigate a report of a body on fire on Sequan Truck Trail in Alpine shortly before 5:00 a.m. today. Once they arrived on scene, the deputies discovered the body still smoldering in the road, according to  Lt. Glenn Giannantonio.

The body was found and reported by an employee of the Sweetwater Authority. Now officials from various departments are investigating the scene to determine what happened, Giannantonio said.

Anyone with information on what happened is encouraged to contact Homicide Detail at (858) 974- 2321  or (858) 565-5200 after hours.

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