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Case Number: 14-01962
Name: John Doe City of Residence:
DOB: Gender:
Place of Death: Pala Temecula Road and Arouba Road, Pala CA Place of injury: Pala Temecula Road and Arouba Road, Pala CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/27/2014 10:19:00 AM Date/Time injury: 8/27/2014 Unk
Summary: The decedent was a tentatively identified, 73 year old, married, White male who resided in Glendora. On 8/27/2014, for unknown reasons, the decedent's vehicle went off the roadway. A brush fire apparently resulted from the accident and the vehicle and the decedent were engulfed in flames. 911 was called by unknown persons and responding California Highway Patrol Officers and Fire Department Personnel found the body at the scene. An examination is yet to be done.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death:
Contributing Conditions:
Manner:
Investigating Agency: CHP - Oceanside Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01942
Name: Julia Elizabeth Hills City of Residence: Descanso
DOB: 11/10/1960 Gender: Female
Place of Death: 4600 Block of S/B SR 79, Julian CA Place of injury: 4600 Block of S/B SR 79, Julian CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/24/2014 3:59:00 PM Date/Time injury: 08/24/2014 1555
Summary: The decedent was a 53 year-old female who resided in Descanso. On 08/24/14, she was the helmeted passenger of 2003 Harley Davidson Fat Boy traveling southbound in the 4600 block of SR 79 in Julian. The driver of the motorcycle crossed over the double yellow line into northbound travel lanes. A vehicle traveling northbound came around the curve and the motorcycle driver swerved back to the southbound lanes. He lost control of the motorcycle, struck a tree, and traveled down a dirt embankment. Both the decedent and the driver were ejected from the motorcycle; the decedent came to rest on the dirt embankment. 9-1-1 was called and officers and Julian/Cuyamaca Fire Department were dispatched to the scene. Death was pronounced without medical intervention due to signs of fatal trauma.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: CHP - El Cajon Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01940
Name: Abdul Razak Shanun City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 12/19/1996 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 32 42 240 N 117 14 962 W, San Diego CA Place of injury: 32 42 240 N 117 14 962 W, San Diego CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/24/2014 9:33:00 AM Date/Time injury: 08/23/2014 Unk
Summary: The decedent was a single 17 year-old Black male who lived in San Diego. On 08/23/14, while kayaking in Sail Bay in a one man kayak, the decedent went overboard. Bystanders called 9-1-1 and attempted to find him. When the San Diego Lifeguard Service and San Diego Fire Department arrived, a search and rescue operation was initiated. On 08/24/14, the decedent was found and death confirmed.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Drowning
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: San Diego Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01924
Name: Next of kin not notified City of Residence:
DOB: 09/04/1995 Gender: Female
Place of Death: EB SR 78, 3/4 mile west of College Blvd., Oceanside CA Place of injury: EB SR 78, 3/4 mile west of College Blvd., Oceanside CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/21/2014 10:56:00 PM Date/Time injury: 08/21/2014 2256
Summary: The decedent was an 18-year-old single Japanese female. On the night of 08/21/14, she was a passenger and one of 8 occupants in a private passenger vehicle that was traveling eastbound on State Route 78. For unknown reasons, the vehicle swerved to the right and the driver lost control. The vehicle then left the roadway, traveled down a descending embankment, struck a power pole, and overturned. A 9-1-1 call was placed and when emergency personnel arrived, the occupants were extricated from the vehicle. The decedent's death was confirmed at that time without medical intervention.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Blunt impact injuries of head and torso
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: CHP - Oceanside Next of kin notified? No

Case Number: 14-01923
Name: Next of kin not notified City of Residence:
DOB: 06/28/1994 Gender: Male
Place of Death: EB SR 78, 3/4 mile west of College Blvd., Oceanside CA Place of injury: EB SR 78, 3/4 mile west of College Blvd., Oceanside CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/21/2014 10:56:00 PM Date/Time injury: 08/21/2014 2256
Summary: The decedent was a 20-year-old single Japanese male. On the night of 08/21/14, he was a passenger and one of 8 occupants in a private passenger vehicle that was traveling eastbound on State Route 78. For unknown reasons, the vehicle swerved to the right and the driver lost control. The vehicle then left the roadway, traveled down a descending embankment, struck a power pole, and overturned. A 9-1-1 call was placed and when emergency personnel arrived, the occupants were extricated from the vehicle. The decedent's death was confirmed at that time without medical intervention.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Blunt force torso and head injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: CHP - Oceanside Next of kin notified? No

Case Number: 14-01922
Name: Minoru Yamamoto City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 08/19/1995 Gender: Male
Place of Death: EB SR 78, 3/4 mile west of College Blvd., Oceanside CA Place of injury: EB SR 78, 3/4 mile west of College Blvd., Oceanside CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/21/2014 10:56:00 PM Date/Time injury: 08/21/2014 2256
Summary: The decedent was a 19-year-old single Japanese male. On the night of 08/21/14, he was the driver and one of 8 occupants in a private passenger vehicle that was traveling eastbound on State Route 78. For unknown reasons, the vehicle swerved to the right and the decedent lost control. The vehicle then left the roadway, traveled down a descending embankment, struck a power pole, and overturned. A 9-1-1 call was placed and when emergency personnel arrived, the occupants were extricated from the vehicle. The decedent's death was confirmed at that time without medical intervention.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Blunt force thoracic and head injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: CHP - Oceanside Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01888
Name: Christian Nee City of Residence: Lakeside
DOB: 02/15/1996 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 7901 Frost Street, San Diego CA Place of injury: 8410 Sunview Drive, El Cajon CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/17/2014 6:10:00 PM Date/Time injury: 08/17/2014 Unk
Summary: The decedent was a single 18 year old, White male who resided in Lakeside. On 08/17/14, he was operating his motorbike without a helmet and subsequently struck the rear of a truck. He was transported via ambulance to Sharp Memorial Hospital. Despite aggressive medical intervention, death was pronounced shortly upon arrival.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Complications of blunt force injuries of the head and torso
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: CHP - El Cajon Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01878
Name: Juan Daniel Zamudio City of Residence: Fallbrook
DOB: 12/11/1995 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 4700 block of Olive Hill Road, Fallbrook CA Place of injury: 4700 block of Olive Hill Road, Fallbrook CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/16/2014 5:24:00 PM Date/Time injury: 08/16/2014 Unk
Summary: The decedent was an 18 year old, single Hispanic male who resided in Fallbrook. On 08/16/14, the decedent was a restrained, front passenger in a sedan traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Olive Hill Road. Just north of the intersection of Morro Hills Road, the vehicle failed to negotiate a curve, went off the side of the road, struck a tree, and continued down the embankment. The decedent's death was confirmed upon first responder's arrival; the driver and back passenger were transported to the hospital.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: CHP - Oceanside Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01855
Name: Nicholas Anthony Dicarlo City of Residence: Carlsbad
DOB: 03/07/1945 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla CA Place of injury: S/B ISR 5, N. of Harbor Drive UC, Oceanside CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/13/2014 4:31:00 PM Date/Time injury: 8/13/2014 1435
Summary: The decedent was a married 69-year-old, Caucasian male who resided in Carlsbad. On 08/13/2014, he was driver and sole occupant of a 2014 Lexus that was traveling southbound on ISR-5 at freeway speeds when the vehicle lost control and subsequently struck a tree. Responding fire personnel extricated him and he was transported the hospital. Despite aggressive resuscitative efforts, he could not be revived and death was pronounced in the emergency department.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: CHP - Oceanside Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01847
Name: Jose Aurelio Quiroz-Casas City of Residence: Xichu
DOB: 07/25/1994 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 435 H Street, Chula Vista CA Place of injury: 720 East San Ysidro Blvd., San Ysidro CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/12/2014 3:41:00 PM Date/Time injury: 8/12/2014 Unk
Summary: The decedent was a 20-year-old, Hispanic male. On 08/12/2014, a driver was attempting to cross into the United States at the San Ysidro Port of Entry. On inspection by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, the decedent and another Hispanic male (M.E. Case 14-1848) were discovered unresponsive in the trunk. 911 was called and the decedent was transported to Scripps Mercy Hospital in Chula Vista where his death was pronounced shortly after arrival.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Pending
Contributing Conditions:
Manner: Pending
Investigating Agency: U.S. Border Patrol Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01829
Name: Fernando C. Fernandez City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 06/02/1965 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 6900 block of Genessee Avenue, San Diego CA Place of injury: 6900 block of Genesee Avenue, San Diego CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/10/2014 3:46:00 AM Date/Time injury: 08/10/2014 0344
Summary: The decedent was a 49 year old, Hispanic male who on the early morning of 8/10/2014 was involved in a traffic accident where his vehicle caught fire. San Diego Fire personnel extinguished the flames and the decedent's body was found in the vehicle. Death was confirmed without resuscitative efforts.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: San Diego Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01780
Name: David Antonio Sanchez City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 05/18/1985 Gender: Male
Place of Death: SB ISR 5 N. of Palomar Street, Chula Vista CA Place of injury: SB ISR 5 N. of Palomar Street, Chula Vista CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/4/2014 1:40:00 AM Date/Time injury: 08/--/14 Unknown
Summary: The decedent was a single, 29 year old, Hispanic male who resided in a home with his family in San Diego. On the early morning 08/04/14, a commercial business security officer discovered the decedent's vehicle on the southbound ISR 5 embankment behind a business in Chula Vista. The vehicle sustained major driver side damage from apparently colliding with trees on the embankment. The decedent was found unresponsive and wearing his seatbelt in the driver seat. The security officer called 9-1-1 and emergency personnel arrived shortly after. Fire department personnel responded to the scene and confirmed the decedent's death due to obvious fatal trauma.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Craniocerebral blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: CHP - San Diego Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01774
Name: Bryan Roderick Delaney City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 07/31/1978 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla CA Place of injury: 3600 blk Morena Boulevard, San Diego CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/3/2014 10:13:00 AM Date/Time injury: 07/25/2014 0106
Summary: The decedent was a single 36 year-old Caucasian male who resided in San Diego. On July 25, 2014, the decedent was helmeted and sole occupant on his motorcycle that collided head-on with a car. He was transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla where he was diagnosed with traumatic injuries. Despite surgery his health declined and he was pronounced dead on 8/3/2014.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Craniocerebral blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions: Thoracic blunt force injuries
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: San Diego Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01768
Name: Martina Alarcon City of Residence: La Jolla
DOB: 06/21/2011 Gender: Female
Place of Death: 9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla CA Place of injury: 5471 Rutgers Road, La Jolla CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/2/2014 7:12:00 PM Date/Time injury: 08/02/2014 Unk
Summary: The decedent was a 3 year old toddler who resided with her parents and siblings in a home in San Diego. On 08/02/14, she was with her family at a friend's home when at approximately 10 minutes after being seen, was found in the pool. She was transported via ambulance to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla where despite aggressive medical intervention, death was pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Drowning
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: San Diego Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01765
Name: Rosanne Lee Dearborn City of Residence:
DOB: 06/13/1964 Gender: Female
Place of Death: 2185 West Citracado Parkway, Escondido CA Place of injury: SB ISR15, north of SR78, Escondido CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/2/2014 6:40:00 PM Date/Time injury: 08/02/2014 1541
Summary: The decedent was a 50 year old married Caucasian female who resided with her sons in Escondido. On the afternoon of 08/02/2014, she was a restrained passenger in a Toyota Camry that struck a Chevrolet Avalanche which crossed in front of the Camry’s lane of travel. 911 was called and paramedics responded to the scene and transported the decedent to Palomar Medical Center where she was diagnosed with multiple traumatic injuries. Despite surgical intervention, she succumbed to her injuries and death was pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: CHP - Oceanside Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01757
Name: Russell Owen Mendez City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 03/05/1994 Gender: Male
Place of Death: N 32 53 29 W 116 46 55 , Lakeside CA Place of injury: N 32 53 29 W 116 46 55 , Lakeside CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/1/2014 12:31:00 PM Date/Time injury: 07/31/2014 1900
Summary: The decedent was a single 20 year-old White male who resided with his parents in a home in San Diego. On the evening of 7/31/2014, the decedent was operating a boat with a passenger (ME Case 14-1754) at the El Capitan Reservoir. Another boat traveling in the opposite direction at a high rate of speed t-boned the passenger side of their vessel. ME Case 14-1754 was found dead inside the boat from multiple blunt force injuries and the decedent was later found in the water.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Blunt impact injuries of head and torso and drowning
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: San Diego Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01755
Name: Gregory Gorelik City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 12/16/1947 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 2900 block of Main Street, San Diego CA Place of injury: 2900 block of Main Street, San Diego CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/1/2014 1:49:00 AM Date/Time injury: 08/01/2014 0123
Summary: The decedent was a 66-year-old White male who resided in San Diego. On the night of 08/01/14, he was the unrestrained driver and sole occupant of a Kia Forte traveling eastbound on Main Street, in San Diego at an unknown rate of speed. For an unknown reason the decedent's vehicle veered to the right and struck a truck parked along the side of the roadway. The incident was not witnessed; however residents in the area heard the crash, came out of their homes and called 9-1-1. San Diego Police Department officers responded to the scene removed the decedent from the vehicle and initiated CPR. Responding San Diego Fire Department personnel took over resuscitative efforts. Despite aggressive medical interventions death was pronounced via radio at the scene.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Blunt impact injuries of torso
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: San Diego Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01754
Name: Jeffry Mark Ingram City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 07/19/1993 Gender: Male
Place of Death: N 32 53 29 W 116 46 55 , Lakeside CA Place of injury: N 32 53 29 W 116 46 55 , Lakeside CA
Date/Time of Death: 7/31/2014 7:11:00 PM Date/Time injury: 07/31/2014 1900
Summary: The decedent was a 21-year-old single White male who resided in a home in San Diego with his family. On 07/31/14, the decedent and a friend were boating at a local reservoir. While traveling northeast at a slow speed a boat traveling southbound at a high rate of speed failed to see them and hit the side of their boat. The decedent's friend 14-1757) was ejected from the boat and the decedent came to rest at the back of the boat. A 9-1-1 call was placed by witnesses. Emergency personnel responded to the scene and upon arrival confirmed death due to the obvious fatal trauma.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Multiple blunt impact injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: San Diego Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01747
Name: Next of kin not notified City of Residence:
DOB: Gender: Male
Place of Death: 4800 Ocean Boulevard, San Diego CA Place of injury: ,
Date/Time of Death: 7/31/2014 5:25:00 AM Date/Time injury:
Summary: The decedent is currently an unidentified male appearing to be between 55-75 years of age. On the morning of 07/31/2014, a passerby found the decedent lying unresponsive on the beach in Pacific Beach. Police officers were summoned and the decedent's death was confirmed at the scene. As of 8/18/2014, he remains unidentified.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Pending
Contributing Conditions:
Manner: Pending
Investigating Agency: San Diego Police Next of kin notified? No

Case Number: 14-01723
Name: Jessica B. Barrymore City of Residence: Bonsall
DOB: 07/31/1966 Gender: Female
Place of Death: 900 block of Hoover Avenue, National City CA Place of injury: Undetermined, Undetermined
Date/Time of Death: 7/29/2014 6:05:00 AM Date/Time injury: 07/--/2014 Unk
Summary: The decedent was a divorced 47 year old, Caucasian female who on 7/29/2014 was found in her vehicle parked along a street in National City. The Fire Department responded and confirmed her death without medical intervention.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Acute methamphetamine, alcohol, methadone, tramadol, and nordiazepam intoxication due to: due to:
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: National City Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01464
Name: Carl Lee Salayer City of Residence: Ramona
DOB: 05/24/1947 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 18400 block of Chablis Road, Ramona CA Place of injury: Undetermined, Undetermined
Date/Time of Death: 6/25/2014 3:42:00 PM Date/Time injury: 06/--/2014 Unk
Summary: The decedent was a 67 year old married White male who resided in Ramona. On 06/17/14, a missing person’s report was filed on his behalf and a search and rescue effort was initiated. On 06/25/14, deputies discovered the decedent's decomposing remains in a heavily vegetated field at the 18400 block of Chablis Road in Ramona.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Probable environmental exposure due to: due to:
Contributing Conditions: Parkinson's disease; Brugada syndrome
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: San Diego Sheriff Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01849
Name: Mary Marie Watson City of Residence: Spring Valley
DOB: 1/1/1900 Gender: Female
Place of Death: 610 Parkbrook Street, Spring Valley CA Place of injury: 610 Parkbrook Street, Spring Valley CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/12/2014 9:00:00 PM Date/Time injury: 08/12/2014 Unk
Cause of Death: Multiple sharp and blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Homicide
Investigating Agency: San Diego Sheriff Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01762
Name: Vitolio Nafahu Soane City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 4/17/1988 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 200 W. Arbor Drive, San Diego CA Place of injury: 753 Anita Street, Chula Vista CA
Date/Time of Death: 8/1/2014 11:28:00 PM Date/Time injury: 08/01/2014 2227
Cause of Death: Perforating gunshot wound of torso and neck
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Homicide
Investigating Agency: Chula Vista Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01608
Name: Ja Ma Lo Day City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 1/1/1993 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 3842 Menlo Avenue Apt 1, San Diego CA Place of injury: 3842 Menlo Avenue Apt 1, San Diego CA
Date/Time of Death: 7/13/2014 11:06:00 PM Date/Time injury: 7/13/2014 2255
Cause of Death: Multiple gunshot wounds
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Homicide
Investigating Agency: San Diego Police Next of kin notified? Yes