Public Safety

Opiates: A Fatal Epidemic in San Diego County

| 11:49 AM

Prescription drug abuse has become an epidemic in San Diego. Statistics from the County Medical Examiner’s Office show a significant rise in fatal heroin and other opiate drug cases in recent years.

Public Safety

Medical Examiner Seeks Public’s Help Identifying John Doe

| 5:01 PM

Update: The Medical Examiner identified the man and notified his family on March 2, 2017. The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying an older man who was struck by an Amtrak train last Tuesday night in Oceanside. A red three-wheeled walker and a wooden cane were found nearby […]