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Case Number: 14-01678
Name: Yasmen Vidales City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 04/25/1996 Gender: Female
Place of Death: 5555 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa CA Place of injury: 14850 Boulder Creek Road, Julian CA
Date/Time of Death: 7/22/2014 6:36:00 PM Date/Time injury: 07/22/2014 Unk
Summary: The decedent was an 18 year-old, female who resided with her parents in San Diego. On 07/22/2014, the decedent was hiking with a friend in Julian when they ran out of water. Upon returning to the car area, the decedent was witnessed to become unresponsive. 911 was called and paramedics were dispatched to the location. The decedent was airlifted and arrived to Sharp Grossmont Emergency Department where despite aggressive attempts at resuscitation, death was pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Heatstroke due to: Environmental exposure
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01659
Name: Alexander Mackenzie Williams City of Residence: Escondido
DOB: 09/30/1991 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 500 block of Via De La Valle, Solana Beach CA Place of injury: 500 block of Via De La Valle, Solana Beach CA
Date/Time of Death: 7/20/2014 6:29:00 PM Date/Time injury: 07/20/2014 1829
Summary: The decedent was a 22 year old Caucasian male who resided in Escondido. On 07/20/14, he was the sole occupant of a motorcycle traveling westbound on Via De La Valle through Del Mar when he apparently lost control of the motorcycle and collided into an eastbound vehicle. Paramedics responded and confirmed his death without medical intervention.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: San Diego Sheriff Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01645
Name: Keith Andrew Contrera City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 09/10/1971 Gender: Male
Place of Death: N/B ISR 5, North of Palm Avenue, OC, San Diego CA Place of injury: N/B ISR 5, North of Palm Avenue, OC, San Diego CA
Date/Time of Death: 7/19/2014 12:31:00 AM Date/Time injury: 7/19/2014 0029
Summary: The decedent was a married, 42-year-old, Caucasian male who resided in an apartment in San Diego. On 07/19/2014, he was witnessed to be walking on northbound ISR 5 near Palm Avenue. Witnesses then saw him step into the number four lane and stand in front of an oncoming semi-truck. The driver of the truck swerved to the left, but was unable to avoid hitting the decedent. A 911 call was placed and when emergency personnel arrived, the decedent's death was confirmed without medical intervention due to obviously fatal injuries. An examination is yet to be done.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Blunt impact injuries of head
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Suicide
Investigating Agency: CHP - San Diego Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01644
Name: James Oliver Gansch City of Residence: Ramona
DOB: 03/03/1975 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 7901 Frost Street, San Diego CA Place of injury: Wildcat Canyon Road at Barona Road, Lakeside CA
Date/Time of Death: 7/18/2014 11:18:00 PM Date/Time injury: 07/18/14 2123
Summary: The decedent was a married, 39 year old, White male who resided with his family in Ramona. On the evening of 7/18/2014, the decedent was traveling to work on his 2004 motorcycle southbound on Wildcat Canyon Road and collided with a 2003 BMW sedan which turned left onto Barona Road from the northbound lanes of Wildcat Canyon Road. The decedent was ejected from the motorcycle. Multiple parties called 911 and medical personnel responded to the scene. The decedent was transported to Sharp Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead despite resuscitative efforts. An examination is yet to be done.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: CHP - El Cajon Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01575
Name: David Velasco City of Residence: Vista
DOB: 03/03/1993 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 1715 South Pacific Street, Oceanside CA Place of injury: Terminus of South Pacific Street, Oceanside CA
Date/Time of Death: 7/10/2014 5:40:00 AM Date/Time injury: 07/09/2014 Unk
Summary: The decedent was a single 21 year-old Hispanic male who resided in Vista. On the evening of 7/10/2014, the decedent and his younger brother were at a beach in Carlsbad in the ocean and a large wave hit them. The decedent's brother walked back to shore and looked back to see that the decedent was missing. He went back in the water to look for him and then called out for help. Lifeguards and Oceanside Police officers searched for him for several hours to no avail. On the morning of 7/10/2014, a passerby saw the decedent floating in the shallow waters and pulled him to shore. A 911 call was placed and Oceanside Police and paramedics arrived to confirm death due to rigor mortis.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Drowning
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01562
Name: Caleb Channing Sanderson City of Residence:
DOB: 08/18/1987 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla CA Place of injury: 8600 Block of Miralani Drive, San Diego CA
Date/Time of Death: 7/8/2014 1:08:00 PM Date/Time injury: 07/08/2014 1236
Summary: The decedent was a 26 year-old, single, White male who resided in San Diego. On 07/08/14, he was the helmeted driver of a motorcycle traveling eastbound on Miralani Drive behind a friend's vehicle. The decedent attempted to pass the vehicle at a high rate of speed and failed to negotiate a curve. The motorcycle collided with the south curb continued onto the sidewalk and collided with an electrical box. He was ejected from the motorcycle and collided with a tree and a wooden sign. 9-1-1 was called and responding paramedics found him pulseless and apneic, cardiopulmonary resuscitation was initiated, and he was transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Trauma Department where he was taken immediately to the operating room. Despite resuscitative attempts death was pronounced by a hospital physician.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: San Diego Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01556
Name: Aaliyah Belen Ramirez City of Residence: Chula Vista
DOB: 08/01/2013 Gender: Female
Place of Death: 3020 Children's Way, San Diego CA Place of injury: 1251 Santa Cora Avenue, Chula Vista CA
Date/Time of Death: 7/7/2014 7:57:00 PM Date/Time injury: 07/07/2014 Unk
Summary: The decedent was an 11 month old infant that resided with her parents in an apartment in the city of Chula Vista. On the early evening of 07/07/2014, the decedent apparently fell out of a second story window and was found on the driveway below. She was transported to Rady's Children's hospital where despite resuscitative efforts, she could not be revived and her death was pronounced.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Blunt force trauma
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: Chula Vista Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01540
Name: Alicia Rodriguez Banuelos City of Residence: Oceanside
DOB: 01/09/1954 Gender: Female
Place of Death: 4077 Fifth Avenue, San Diego CA Place of injury: S/B ISR 805, N. of University Avenue, San Diego CA
Date/Time of Death: 7/4/2014 10:21:00 PM Date/Time injury: 07/03/2014 1823
Summary: The decedent was a married 60 year old, Hispanic female who resided in Oceanside. On 7/3/2014, she was the restrained front seat passenger in a vehicle involved in a collision on SB 805, North of University Avenue. She was transported to the hospital where she was diagnosed with numerous injuries and subsequently pronounced dead on 7/4/2014.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Multiple blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: CHP - San Diego Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01502
Name: Manuel Sandoval Ramirez City of Residence: San Jacinto
DOB: 07/02/1959 Gender: Male
Place of Death: EB SR 76, 1/2 mile W. of Adams Drive, Pauma Valley CA Place of injury: EB SR 76, 1/2 mile W. of Adams Drive, Pauma Valley CA
Date/Time of Death: 6/29/2014 10:49:00 PM Date/Time injury: 06/29/14 2209
Summary: The decedent was a married 54 year old, Hispanic male who resided in San Jacinto. On 06/29/14, he was the restrained driver and sole occupant of a pickup truck traveling eastbound on SR 76 west of Adams Drive. He apparently veered onto the westbound lanes and collided with an oncoming van. Emergency personnel responded and his death was pronounced at the scene.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Blunt force injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: CHP - San Diego Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01484
Name: Marcia Witter City of Residence: Escondido
DOB: 09/27/1937 Gender: Female
Place of Death: 200 W. Arbor Drive, San Diego CA Place of injury: 3829 Violet Glen, Escondido CA
Date/Time of Death: 6/27/2014 7:41:00 PM Date/Time injury: 06/24/2014 Unk
Summary: The decedent was a 76-year-old widowed Caucasian female who resided in Escondido. On 06/24/14, a fire broke out in her home and she was transported to Palomar Medical Center, and then transferred to UCSD Medical Center. She was diagnosed with smoke inhalation and burn injuries. Her condition deteriorated and her death was subsequently pronounced on 6/27/2014.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Complications of thermal and inhalation injuries
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01481
Name: Ernest Robert Jensen City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 07/08/1943 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 4077 Fifth Avenue, San Diego CA Place of injury: S/B SR 163, N. of 6th Avenue UC , San Diego CA
Date/Time of Death: 6/27/2014 5:32:00 PM Date/Time injury: 06/27/2014 1703
Summary: The decedent was a 70-year-old Caucasian male who resided in San Diego. On 06/27/14, he was the sole occupant and helmeted rider of a BMW motorcycle traveling southbound on SR 163 when he collided with slower moving vehicle(s). He was ejected and subsequently transported by paramedics to the hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Blunt force injuries of torso
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: CHP - San Diego Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01379
Name: Curtiss Allen Welch City of Residence: Chula Vista
DOB: 06/07/1962 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 698 Carla Avenue, Chula Vista CA Place of injury: 698 Carla Avenue, Chula Vista CA
Date/Time of Death: 6/14/2014 4:10:00 PM Date/Time injury: 06/15/2014 1610
Summary: The decedent was a 52-year-old, married but separated, White male who resided in Chula Vista. On 06/14/2014, he was the single occupant, unrestrained driver of a Nissan 300ZX traveling westbound on East J Street at a high rate of speed when he lost control and struck a house. Despite resuscitation attempts by paramedics, death was pronounced at the scene.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Dilated cardiomyopathy due to: due to:
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Natural
Investigating Agency: Chula Vista Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01192
Name: Victor Manuel Macias City of Residence: Oceanside
DOB: 04/17/1974 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla CA Place of injury: 1400 block of Buena Street, Oceanside CA
Date/Time of Death: 5/19/2014 7:27:00 PM Date/Time injury: 05/17/2014 2340
Summary: The decedent was a 40-year-old, single, Hispanic male who resided in Oceanside. On 05/17/2014, the decedent was discovered lying unresponsive in the 1400 block of Buena Street after apparently being struck by a vehicle which fled the scene. The decedent was transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla where his condition deteriorated and death was ultimately pronounced on 05/19/2014.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Blunt force head injuries due to: due to:
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Undetermined
Investigating Agency: Oceanside Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01164
Name: Adolfo Velasco City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 09/16/1966 Gender: Male
Place of Death: N 33 06 44 W 117 16 41 , Carlsbad CA Place of injury: N 33 06 44 W 117 16 41 , Carlsbad CA
Date/Time of Death: 5/15/2014 2:36:00 PM Date/Time injury: 05/--/2014 Unk
Summary: The decedent was a 47 year old Hispanic male who was found just outside of the Maldonado Grower’s Farm in Carlsbad on 05/15/14. It is suspected the death may be associated with the fire, but the official cause of death has not yet been determined.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Aortic valvular disease due to: due to:
Contributing Conditions: Acute and chronic alcoholism
Manner: Natural
Investigating Agency: Carlsbad Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01142
Name: Janice Minor City of Residence: La Jolla
DOB: 10/15/1958 Gender: Female
Place of Death: 3245 Via Alicante Unit 57, La Jolla CA Place of injury: 3245 Via Alicante Unit 57, La Jolla CA
Date/Time of Death: 5/13/2014 5:09:00 AM Date/Time injury: 5/13/2014 Unk
Summary: The decedent was a 55 year old, White female who resided alone in a condominium in La Jolla. On 5/13/2014, neighbors called 911 reporting smoke coming from the decedent's condominium. SDPD and SDFD personnel responded to the scene and made entry into the burning condominium. During firefighting efforts, the decedent was found under debris in the living room.
Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Inhalational and thermal injuries due to: due to:
Contributing Conditions: Acute ethanol intoxication
Manner: Accident
Investigating Agency: San Diego Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01608
Name: Jama Lo Day City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 1/1/1993 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 3842 Menlo Avenue Apt 1, San Diego CA Place of injury: 3842 Menlo Avenue Apt 1, San Diego CA
Date/Time of Death: 7/13/2014 11:06:00 PM Date/Time injury: 7/13/2014 2255
Cause of Death: Multiple gunshot wounds
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Homicide
Investigating Agency: San Diego Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01489
Name: Ismael Moreno Jr City of Residence: San Diego
DOB: 11/27/1982 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 600 block of Thermal Avenue, San Diego CA Place of injury: 600 block of Thermal Avenue, San Diego CA
Date/Time of Death: 6/27/2014 9:57:00 PM Date/Time injury: 06/27/14 2147
Cause of Death: Gunshot wound of the head
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Homicide
Investigating Agency: San Diego Police Next of kin notified? Yes

Case Number: 14-01414
Name: Jorge Alberto Rocha Osuna City of Residence: National City
DOB: 7/10/1987 Gender: Male
Place of Death: 7901 Frost Street, San Diego CA Place of injury: 3645 Avocado Village Court, La Mesa CA
Date/Time of Death: 6/18/2014 9:00:00 AM Date/Time injury: 06/16/2014 0239
Cause of Death: Multisystem blunt force injuries due to:
Contributing Conditions: None
Manner: Homicide
Investigating Agency: San Diego Sheriff Next of kin notified? Yes