The county Medical Examiner’s Office conducted an autopsy and determined that Jeffrey Quirino’s death was a homicide, said Lt. Kenneth Nelson of the Sheriff’s Department.
On May 23, 17-year-old Quirino was stabbed on the sidewalk in front of a residence on the 8000 block of Delrose Avenue in Spring Valley.
Sheriff’s deputies responded to the area around 4:30 p.m. in regard to a reported fight; when they arrived, they discovered that someone had taken Quirino to a hospital.
Further details about Quirino’s death were not made available.
Anyone with more information about the incident is urged to call the Homicide Detail at (858) 974-2321 or (858) 565-5200.
–City News Service