Body wrapped in an 'unknown material' found on the side of the road in California 09/02/2022 9:00 am PDT Comments (File) SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. (TCD) -- A death investigation is underway after authorities reportedly found a wrapped body on the side of the road that has since been identified. According to a news release from the San Diego County Sheriff's Department, on Aug. 25 shortly after 7 a.m., San Marcos Sheriff's deputies responded to the 8000 block of Harmony Grove Road in Unincorporated Escondido to a report of a deceased body found. At the scene, deputies reportedly discovered the body wrapped in an "unknown material." In an update posted by the San Diego County Sheriff's Department, deputies said the body was sent to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy. The body was reportedly identified as 27-year-old Martin Armenta. The Sheriff's Department said the cause and manner of death are still under investigation, as well as the circumstances surrounding the incident. Armenta's family has been notified of his death. MORE: Update: Death Investigation - North County - San Diego County Sheriff's OfficeDeath Investigation – Unincorporated Escondido, 8/25 - San Diego County Sheriff's Office TRUE CRIME DAILY: THE PODCAST covers high-profile and under-the-radar cases every week. Subscribe to our YouTube page for podcasts, exclusive videos, and more, and don’t forget to follow us on TikTok. #California #Instagram #SanDiego Related Stories Decaying body of missing Ohio man found in garage under boards Boyfriend arrested after missing Oregon woman’s body is found in landfill Decomposing body found on NorCal couch with daughter living upstairs in 'uninhabitable' home Homicide investigation underway after body found in Connecticut gazebo Handyman sentenced to 3 life terms in prison after missing woman is found dead in septic tank Body found in car at bottom of lake is 'likely' missing California teen Kiely Rodni Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.