Body found inside occupied vehicle in Cayucos

August 16, 2017

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies found a dead body Tuesday inside an SUV that was occupied by a man, a woman and a teenage girl.

Shortly before 3 p.m., deputies were patrolling Cayucos when they noticed an SUV parked in the wrong direction in the 100 block of F Street. The deputies spoke with the occupants of the vehicle and noticed a strong odor coming from the back of the SUV.

After investigating further, the deputies found a body in the back cargo area of the SUV, according to a sheriff’s office press release. Detectives came out to the scene, collected evidence and interviewed witnesses.

The Detectives detained each of the occupants of the vehicle for questioning. The individuals inside the vehicle with the body were an adult male, an adult female and a 13-year-old girl, according to the sheriff’s office.

Investigators believe the incident was isolated, and the public is not in danger. An investigation is ongoing.

Authorities have yet to release any information about the identity of the deceased person.



  1. shishkabob141 says:

    That young girl is never going to forget the stench of rotting flesh.
    Who in their right mind exposes a child to something so gruesome?

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  2. Boldguy says:

    Weekend at Bernie’s!
    Little Miss Sunshine!!
    Now we can add, another day at the Beach in Cayucos, to the list:(

    (7) 21 Total Votes - 14 up - 7 down
  3. panflash says:

    – – – – – – – – – SARCASM ALERT – – – – – – – – – –

    Aw, c’mon now, folks- let’s not get all judgmental about this. After all, who among us doesn’t drive around with a rotting corpse or two in the trunk of our car from time to time?

    (35) 43 Total Votes - 39 up - 4 down
    • MrRearden says:

      Not me…never. They go on the roof in that oversized luggage I just purchased at the thrift shop…

      (10) 12 Total Votes - 11 up - 1 down
  4. abigchocoholic says:

    What the?

    Chevy Chase and Vacation? or something more sinister?

    (14) 22 Total Votes - 18 up - 4 down

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