Man killed after Spring Valley battle recognized


A person who was killed after a battle in Spring Valley’s La Presa neighborhood was recognized Friday as 61-year-old Richard Johnson, in accordance with the county Sheriff’s Division.

Johnson was discovered Thursday morning with trauma to his head and mendacity on the bottom within the overflow car parking zone of the Spring Valley Swap Meet, the division stated in a information launch. He died later at a hospital.

The incident was reported about 10:45 a.m. on Jamacha Boulevard, often known as state Route 54 in that space, close to state Route 125, officers stated.

Deputies detained a 31-year-old man who was seen combating with the person, sheriff’s officers stated.

The circumstances, motivation and relationship between events are nonetheless beneath investigation.

Anybody with info was urged to name the Sheriff’s Division at (858) 565-5200 or the Crime Stoppers nameless tip line at (888) 580-8477.

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