Body found near businesses in Atascadero, drug overdose suspected

December 14, 2022


The body of an Atascadero man was discovered Wednesday morning on Morro Road near Highway 101. The man appears to have died from an overdose, police said.

Shortly before 5 a.m., several callers reported an unresponsive man on the ground on Morro Road near two gas stations. Officers and medical personnel arrived at the 6300 block of Morro Road to find the body of a deceased adult male.

Investigators believe the man died from a drug overdose. They are not releasing his name pending notification of his next of kin.

Officer do not suspect foul play or suspicious circumstances.

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Now that nobody can be forced into treatment, this is the result. Nothing to look at here.

No one can FORCE a person to quit using drugs/alcohol. It’s not that easy obispan.

Seems to me doing drugs is foul play!