OCEANSIDE–Homicide detectives released the name of a man found stabbed on Monday in downtown Oceanside.
The victim was identified as 33-year-old David Patrick Viars of Oceanside.
Just before midnight, Oceanside police department dispatch received a radio call of a person who was located in the 1100 block of North Coast Highway with what appeared to be a stab wound to his body.
Officers and paramedics arrived on scene and began rendering medical aid. The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he was pronounced dead by medical staff.
Oceanside police detectives are still currently investigating this incident.
Anyone who may have information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact Oceanside Police Detective Ellgard at (760) 435-4748, or the Anonymous Tip Line at (760) 435-4730.