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Police Investigate Homicide in Oceanside

Oceanside CA— Late last night, January 1, 2018 at approximately 11:46 pm the Oceanside Police Department Dispatch received a radio call of a subject who was located in the 1100 block of North Coast Highway with what appeared to be a stab wound to his body.

Oceanside Police Officers and Paramedics arrived on scene and began rendering medical aid. The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead by medical staff.

Detectives from the Oceanside Police Department Investigations Division were called out and are currently investigating this incident. The name of the victim is not being released at this time pending the notification of the victim’s next of kin.

This is still an active investigation and no further details are being released at this time. Anyone who may have information regarding this incident, are encouraged to either contact Oceanside Police Detective Erik Ellgard at (760) 435-4748 or the Anonymous Tip Line at (760) 435-4730.

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