The El Centro Police sent out a memo Wednesday afternoon closing the case of a man who had died under suspicious circumstances here. According to Aaron Reel of the El Centro Police, on the morning of Oct. 14, 2016, officers and detectives from the El Centro Police Department responded to a possibly deceased male, at a residence on the 2900 block of Sandalwood in the City of El Centro.
The decedent was identified as 43-year-old resident, Anthony Menville, who lived at the location. El Centro Police Department detectives investigated the case as a suspicious death due the known circumstances at the time and have investigated this incident to its conclusion. The case has since been closed after receipt of the pathologist’s report which lists the cause of death as an “accidental overdose”. No evidence or information indicating foul play was discovered throughout the course of the investigation.