Sep. 7, 2011 San Diego San Diego County California, USA
SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE SEPTEMBER 7, 2011 WEDNESDAY
SAN DIEGO - The body of a man who may have possibly died from a snake bite or a medical condition was found in Mission Trails Regional Park Wednesday moring.
The body was discovered by a hiker walking along Father Junipero Serra Trail just after 8 a.m., police Lt. Dawn Summers said.
It was about nine to ten feet down a hill approximately a half mile north of the visitor's center, Summers said.
The man was slumped over and he had puncture marks on one of his legs, Summers said. Medical Examiner's officials said it appears he had been there for as long as two days.
He was clad in a T-shirt, jogging shorts and running shoes and was not carrying any identification. It appears he was between 30 to 35 years olds.
An autopsy will determine his cause of death.
SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE SEPTEMBER 9, 2011 FRIDAY
SAN DIEGO - A man whose body was found in Mission Trails Regional Park on Wednesday has been identified as a 33-year-old San Diego man.
Jeffrey Martin Andrews was found slumped over a hillside, with puncture marks on one leg, possibly from a snake bite, San Diego police and county Medical Examiner investigators said.
An autopsy has been conducted, but further tests are being done to determine the cause of his death, an investigator said Friday.
A woman who was walking along Father Junipero Serra Trail after 8 a.m. Wednesday saw Andrews' body about ten feet down a hillside. He was wearing a T-shirt, jogging shorts and running shoes, and may have been there for as long as two days, investigators said.
DECEMBER 13, 2011 San Diego's East County - Following an examination, the San Diego Medical Examiner has concluded that Jeffery Martin Andrews, 33, died of sudden cardiac arrest associated with coronary artery atherosclerosis.
Andrews collapsed while hiking in Mission Trails Regional Park on September 7. He was found by a hiker, who asked a jogger to call 911. Santee Fire Department responded to the call and confirmed death without medical intervention.
Earlier media reports had included speculation that Andrews may have succumbed to a rattlesnake bite, however the evidence conclusively indicates that death was from natural causes.
PRESS RELEASES COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
Case Number: 11-01927 Name: Jeffrey Martin Andrews DOB: 02/17/1978 Place of Death: 8300 Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego CA Date/Time of Death: 9/7/2011 8:28:00 AM City of Residence: San Diego Genger: Male Place if injury: 8300 Father Junipero of Serra Trail, San Diego Ca Date/Time of injury: 9/--/2011 Unk Summary: The decedent was a 33 year old single Caucasian male who resided in San Diego. On Wednesday, September 7, 2011, a hiker in the Mission Trails Regional Park found him unresponsive on a mountainside just off Father Junipero Serra Trail. The hiker stopped a jogger in the park and asked them to call 911. Santee Fire Department Engine 5, responded to the park, and when they arrived, they confirmed the decedent's death without medical intervention. Cause of Death/Updated Cause of Death: Pending Contributin Conditions: Manner: Pending Investigating Agency: San Diego Police Next of kin notified? Yes
Burial: Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Athena Record added: Sep 14, 2011
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