Homicide Cases

Case Number 2019-02931
Name ROSARIO, Sabrina Angelica
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 06/17/1990
Gender Female
Place of Death Duplex, 2152 Flintridge Drive, San Diego, California, 92139, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Duplex, 2152 Flintridge Drive, San Diego, California, 92139, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 11/16/2019 0657
Date and time of Injury 11/16/2019 0657
Summary The decedent was a 29-year-old, Hispanic female who resided in a duplex home with her 4 minor sons in San Diego. On 11/16/2019, a family member who lived in the attached duplex called 911 and reported the sound of a "nail gun" coming from the decedent's home. SDPD Officers arrived at the scene and through the rear entrance could see a child lying on the floor in a pool of blood. Officers forced entry into the residence and found a total of 6 individuals bleeding and unresponsive in the home. It was the decedent, her estranged husband and their 4 sons. The decedent and her husband were going through a divorce. He had arrived at the residence with a handgun and began fighting with the decedent. The husband shot the decedent and their 4 children then shot himself. Paramedics arrived and pronounced death of the decedent, her estranged husband and one of the children at the scene. The 3 additional children were taken to area hospitals in critical condition and 2 of them died at the hospitals. One of the sons remains in critical condition at Rady Children's Hospital.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Penetrating gunshot wound of head and neck
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Homicide
Investigating Agency San Diego Police
Next of kin notified Yes

Non Homicide Cases

Case Number 2019-02952
Name Next of kin not notified
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 05/18/1953
Gender Female
Place of Death Scripps Mercy Hospital, 4077 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, California, 92103, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street (Intersection), El Cajon Boulevard at 46th Street, San Diego, California, 92115, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 11/18/2019 1728
Date and time of Injury 11/18/2019 1703
Summary
Cause of Death/Updated CoD
Contributing Conditions
Manner
Investigating Agency San Diego Police
Next of kin notified No
Case Number 2019-02941
Name ESTRADA ROMERO, Maria
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 05/04/1967
Gender Female
Place of Death UCSD Medical Center, 200 W. Arbor Drive, San Diego, California, 92103, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Intersection, Kearny Avenuen and Cesar Chavez Parkway, San Diego, California, 92113, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 11/17/2019 1340
Date and time of Injury 11/15/2019 1101
Summary The decedent was a 52-year-old Hispanic female who resided with her family in San Diego. On 11/15/19, the decedent was a pedestrian walking in the area of Kearny Avenue and Cesar Chavez Parkway when she was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle did not stop. Witnesses called 911 and responding paramedics found her unresponsive and transported her to UCSD Medical Center. Upon arrival to the hospital, she was intubated and diagnosed with a subdural hematoma. She was given a poor prognosis and her condition deteriorated. Hospital staff pronounced death on 11/17/19.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD
Contributing Conditions
Manner
Investigating Agency San Diego Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2019-02922
Name VAZQUEZ PAZ, Alejandro
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 05/22/1991
Gender Male
Place of Death Found, Business, 1524 E Street, San Diego, California, 92101, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Business (roof), 1524 E Street, San Diego, California, 92101, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 11/15/2019 0810
Date and time of Injury 11/--/2019 Unk
Summary The decedent was a 28 year old male who resided in San Diego. On the morning of 11/15/2019, transients in the downtown San Diego area flagged down police officers and led them to an abandoned building, where the decedent was located unresponsive in a covered outside area. The decedent had spray paint cans with him and appeared to have fallen through the roof to the ground below.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Blunt force head trauma
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2019-02876
Name HERNANDEZ, Dylan
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 09/30/2000
Gender Male
Place of Death Alvarado Hospital, 6655 Alvarado Road, San Diego, California, 92120, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Dormitory , 6126 Montezuma Road , San Diego, California, 92115, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 11/08/2019 1816
Date and time of Injury 11/--/2019 Unk
Summary The decedent was a 19 year old male who was a student at San Diego State University. He reportedly attended a fraternity event on the night of 11/06/2019 and later returned to his dorm room. In the early morning hours of 11/07/2019, the decedent fell from his elevated bunk bed to the floor below and was assisted back to bed by a roommate. Later on the morning of 11/07/2019, the decedent was found by a roommate pulseless and apneic in bed. 911 was called and the decedent was transported to the Emergency Department at Alvarado Hospital. His death was pronounced on 11/08/2019.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Blunt force injuries of head
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency SDSU Campus Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2019-02867
Name Next of kin not notified
City of Residence
State of Residence
DOB 02/07/1993
Gender Male
Place of Death Found, Embankment , W/B SR 78, E. of SR 79, Santa Ysabel, California, 92070, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway, W/B SR 78, E. of SR79, Santa Ysabel, California, 92070, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 11/07/2019 2014
Date and time of Injury 11/07/2019 UNK
Summary The decedent was a 26-year-old male. Preliminary investigation revealed that on the evening hours of 11/07/2019, the decedent appeared to be the driver of a motorcycle travelling eastbound on SR 78, east of SR 79 in Santa Ysabel and failed to navigate a curve in the roadway. A passing motorist called 911 for assistance. Police and paramedics responded and confirmed the decedent's death.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency CHP - El Cajon
Next of kin notified No
Case Number 2019-02859
Name SPITSNAUGLE, Matthew Paul
City of Residence Chula Vista
State of Residence California
DOB 05/01/1979
Gender Male
Place of Death Street, 1200 Harbor Drive, National City, California, 91950, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, 1200 Harbor Drive, National City, California, 91950, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 11/06/2019 2227
Date and time of Injury 11/06/2019 2200
Summary The decedent was a 40-year old male. On the evening of 11/06/2019 the decedent was riding a motorcycle southbound on Harbor Drive in National City when for unknown reasons, he lost control of the motorcycle and rode it over a curb and onto the shoulder of the road and struck a utility pole. Emergency dispatch received the 911 call and paramedics responded and confirmed the death.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency National City Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2019-02810
Name CLOUTHIER, Theresa Chenelle
City of Residence El Cajon
State of Residence California
DOB 08/14/1981
Gender Female
Place of Death Highway, W/B ISR 8 at Severin Road, La Mesa, California, 91942, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway, W/B ISR 8 at Severin Road, La Mesa, California, 91942, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 10/31/2019 2326
Date and time of Injury 10/31/2019 2315
Summary The decedent was a 38-year-old female who resided in El Cajon. On the night of 10/31/2019 in La Mesa, the decedent was riding as a passenger on a motorcycle. The motorcycle entered the Severin Road onramp toward the westbound ISR 8 freeway and the driver lost control. The motorcycle crashed and the decedent was ejected. Witnesses called 911 and paramedics responded and confirmed the death without medical intervention.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multisystem blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency California Highway Patrol , La Mesa Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2019-02784
Name PALMER, Paul Edward
City of Residence La Jolla
State of Residence California
DOB 11/18/1942
Gender Male
Place of Death Street, 200 Block of Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, California, 92014, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, 200 Block of Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, California, 92014, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 10/28/2019 1629
Date and time of Injury 10/28/2019 1602
Summary The decedent was a 76 year-old Caucasian male who resided in the city of San Diego. On 10/28/2019, the decedent was the driver of a vehicle initially traveling northbound on Torrey Pines Road and collided with multiple vehicles, then came to rest in the street. A witness placed a 9-1-1 call and responding paramedics initiated advanced cardiac life support measures to no avail. His death was pronounced at the scene.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Sheriff
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2019-02777
Name FITZPATRICK, John
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 09/01/1932
Gender Male
Place of Death Street, 9000 block of Mira Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, California, 92126, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Street, 9000 block of Mira Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, California, 92126, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 10/28/2019 0625
Date and time of Injury 10/28/2019 0625
Summary The decedent was an 87 year old male who resided alone in San Diego. On the morning of 10/28/2019, the decedent was seen crossing Mira Mesa Boulevard on foot from a median. A vehicle turning from Black Mountain Road onto Mira Mesa Boulevard struck the decedent. 9-1-1 was called and responding paramedics confirmed death at the scene.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Police
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2019-02776
Name SHAWKA, Levar S
City of Residence El Cajon
State of Residence California
DOB 05/24/1997
Gender Male
Place of Death Highway, E/B ISR 8, E. of Ribbonwood Road, Boulevard, California, 91905, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Highway, E/B ISR 8, E. of Ribbonwood Road, Boulevard, California, 91905, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 10/28/2019 0255
Date and time of Injury 10/28/2019 0228
Summary The decedent was a 22 year old male whose residence is unknown. During the early morning hours on 10/28/2019, the decedent was the driver and sole occupant of a semi-tractor trailer traveling eastbound on Interstate 8 when for reasons unknown, the decedent lost control of the vehicle causing it to overturn. A 911 call was placed by other drivers. Paramedics arrived on scene and confirmed his death.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency California Highway Patrol
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2019-02379
Name REED, Gabriel Anthony
City of Residence Cardiff by the Sea
State of Residence California
DOB 06/08/1993
Gender Male
Place of Death Found, Pacific Ocean, N 33 02 41 W 117 17 59, Encinitas, California, 92024, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Ocean, Ocean, Encinitas, California, 92024, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 09/11/2019 1621
Date and time of Injury 09/--/2019 UNK
Summary The decedent was a 26 year old male. On the afternoon hours of 09/11/2019, lifeguards observed a surfboard floating in the ocean and a dark object submerged below the water next to it. Lifeguards responded and found the decedent prone and unresponsive in the water next to the surfboard. Lifeguards brought the decedent to shore and confirmed death.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Drowning
Contributing Conditions None
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Sheriff
Next of kin notified Yes
Case Number 2019-01993
Name RAHMANI, Zabiullah
City of Residence San Diego
State of Residence California
DOB 09/02/1989
Gender Male
Place of Death Found, Beach, N 32 34 59 W 117 07 59, Imperial Beach, California, 91932, San Diego, USA
Place of injury Ocean, N 32 34 59 W 117 07 59, Imperial Beach, California, 91932, San Diego, USA
Date and time of death 08/03/2019 0721
Date and time of Injury 08/04/2019 Unk
Summary The decedent was a 29 year old male who resided in San Diego. During the morning hours of 08/04/2019, the decedent was with his girlfriend at the beach and decided to enter the water. His girlfriend lost sight of him and a short time later, a passerby noticed the decedent floating in the ocean. The passerby went into the ocean and pulled the decedent to shore. 911 was called and Sheriff's and paramedics responded and confirmed his death.
Cause of Death/Updated CoD Drowning
Contributing Conditions Acute alcohol and cocaine intoxication
Manner Accident
Investigating Agency San Diego Sheriff, San Diego Sheriff
Next of kin notified Yes