Authorities Thursday identified a 40-year-old man who was killed in a street in Hemet on Friday.

The man was located about 7:30 p.m. Friday in the 200 block of North San Jacinto Street, near Latham Avenue, according to Lt. Michael Mouat of the Hemet Police Department.

Sgt. Ed Baeza with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department identified the victim as Daniel Preciado of Hemet.

A passer-by found Preciado unconscious and called 911, Mouat said.

Paramedics arrived a short time later and pronounced him dead at the scene.

An autopsy was completed Monday, confirming that Preciado had suffered injuries that were intentionally inflicted, though Mouat did not specify further.

No suspects have been identified. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Central Homicide Unit is investigating.

Anyone with information on the killing was asked to call Investigator Sandoval of the Central Homicide Unit at 951-235-2262 or Investigator Vasquez of the Hemet Sheriff’s Station at 951-791-3400.

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