Dead body found at Atascadero motel
February 19, 2015
A housekeeper at the Atascadero Motel 6 found the body of a man who may have committed suicide, police said.
Shortly before 11 a.m., staff at the Motel 6 on El Camino Real reported finding the body. Officers then spent most of Wednesday afternoon investigating the death.
Based on evidence found at the scene, investigators believe the man committed suicide. A San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s forensic team assisted police with the investigation.
Authorities are not yet releasing the identity of the man.