A San Diego Police Department patch
A San Diego Police Department patch on an officer’s uniform. Courtesy SDPD

San Diego Police Department detectives said Wednesday they believe a 36-year-old man found dead near a freeway off-ramp in Mountain View was killed at a different location.

The California Highway Patrol received a 911 call just after 5 p.m. Sunday regarding a possibly deceased person just off the roadway on southbound Interstate 805 at the 43rd Street off-ramp, said SDPD Lt. Andra Brown.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man face down in the brush, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The dead man has been identified but his name is not being released at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this death is encouraged to call the police homicide unit at 619-531-2293 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.