Update: January 17: The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office has completed the autopsy related to this
investigation. The victim has been identified as San Diego County resident Antonia Herrera.
The manner of death has been ruled a homicide. The remainder of the autopsy has been sealed.
On January 12, 2017, at approximately 2:00 PM, deputies responded to a call of a deceased
adult female near the 27600 block of Champagne Boulevard in unincorporated Escondido. The
decedent was found on an embankment just off the roadway.
Detectives from the San Diego Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detail are on scene and
The Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the cause and manner of death. More
information will be released when it becomes available.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Homicide Detail at (858) 974-
2321/after hours at (858) 565-5200. You can also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers
at (888) 580-8477 and be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.