DATE/TIME OF INCIDENT: 10-12-17 12:20 pm
LOCATION: South San Diego Bay
CITY: Chula Vista
- Diver in a boat discovered a white 55-gallon drum near the surface of the bay. It was anchored with cinder blocks to the bottom of the bay.
- He called the SD Harbor Police, who came out and retrieved the drum.
- An SDHP officer opened the drum once he was suited up in a HazMat Suit and a human body was discovered inside.
- More officers and detectives arrived along with the Police chiefs of the Harbor Police and Chula Vista.
- The Medical Examiner will be coming to get the body.
- Detectives will be heading back out into the bay with Police divers to look for more evidence.
HANDLING AGENCIES: Chula Vista Police Department, San Diego Harbor Police Department.
SOT(s): CVPD Acting Captain Eric Thunberg