Visitors walking on a trail at Hosp Grove Park in Carlsbad found the deceased person, described only as female, shortly before 11:30 a.m., according to police. Details about the death, including why it was considered suspicious, were not immediately available.
Officers responded to the location and the investigation, closing nearby Monroe Street between Hosp Way and Marron Road while investigating the fatality.
The San Diego County Medical Examiner will take possession of the body and ultimately determine the cause of death.
Law enforcement investigators are seeking witnesses who may have seen or heard anything suspicious between 10 a.m. and noon in the area of Hosp Grove Trail East near the 2600 block of Monroe Street.
If you have any information, please contact Carlsbad Police Department at (760) 931-2165.
— From staff and wire reports
BREAKING: A suspicious death investigation is underway in Carlsbad after a woman’s body was found along the Hosp Grove hiking trail. https://t.co/akLnle0kc1
— NBC 7 San Diego (@nbcsandiego) November 23, 2020