Walter Mencken 6:15 p.m., Feb. 28
Case of the First 2008 Homicide
A body is found in Golden Hill.
2900 E Street, Golden Hill January 1, 7:23 p.m. SDPD l32.714834, -117.131723
Officers responded to a report of an injured female inside an abandoned house. They found a deceased female inside; she seemed to be the victim of a gunshot wound.
Preliminary investigation indicates that a homeless male entered the abandoned house and saw an injured and unconscious female there. The male then left the residence, borrowed a cell phone and called the police.
At this time, the identity of the victim has not been determined. She is described as possibly Hispanic, 18 to 25 years of age.
The motive for the murder is not yet known.