Morro Bay man murdered in Salinas motel

December 11, 2013

tape 1Salinas police have identified a man found stabbed to death in a Salinas motel Thursday as 53-year-old Bobby Dick Jr. of Morro Bay.

On Dec. 5, a maid at the Laurel Inn noticed Dick’s motel room door was ajar. The maid entered the room and found the deceased inside.

Dick, a traveling mechanic, frequently stayed at the motel when he had work in the area.

A Monterey County Coroner’s office autopsy revealed Dick had been stabbed several times. An investigation into the stabbing is ongoing.