Carlsbad CA— Early this morning, November 10 at 6:53 a.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department received a call from a resident in the 2900 block of Gaviota Circle who was concerned that a house nearby was on fire.
Carlsbad and Encinitas Fire Departments responded to the scene and quickly extinguished the fire. While extinguishing the fire, a firefighter came upon a deceased adult female in one of the rooms.
Police Department now believes that the deceased adult female is in her 50s and that she was found lying in bed. The Fire Department believes that there were at least four suspicious fires in the home.
The cause of death for the adult female is unknown at this time and under investigation.
The Police and Fire Departments will be working in conjunction with the San Diego County Sheriff Department Bomb/Arson Unit to determine the cause of the fires.
The Medical Examiner will identify and release information on the adult female’s identity.