Articles Tagged With ‘death investigation’

Grover Beach police release video of officer shooting, killing a man

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Grover Beach Police Department has released video footage of an officer shooting and killing a man who threatened to shoot the policeman last month. In the footage, Aaron Edward Gardner, 41, of Independence, Missouri, claimed he... (Continue reading)

Man killed by Grover Beach officer allegedly had replica gun, threatened to shoot

  By JOSH FRIEDMAN The man shot and killed by a Grover Beach police officer Saturday evening allegedly had a replica firearm, with which he threatened to shoot the policeman.  Shortly after 6 p.m., dispatchers sent Grover Beach officers to... (Continue reading)

Missing man’s body found at Pismo Beach

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Police found the body of a man who had just been reported missing washed ashore at Pismo Beach on Friday. [KSBY] Shortly before 4 p.m., a 911 caller reported spotting the body on the beach. Pismo Beach... (Continue reading)

Police identify young woman found dead in San Luis Obispo

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo police have identified the woman found deceased in the Righetti Ranch neighborhood last month as San Luis Obispo resident Nadia Fournier, 22. Police found Fournier’s body on March 1. Investigators do not view the... (Continue reading)

Young woman found dead in San Luis Obispo

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Officers found the dead body of a young woman in San Luis Obispo on Friday. [KSBY] Police found the deceased woman in the area of the Righetti Ranch neighborhood, according to police. The San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man killed in crash at Oceano Dunes identified

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Officials have identified the 31-year-old Atascadero man killed in an off-roading crash at the Oceano Dunes on Sunday afternoon as Taylor Brard as the person. At about 2 p.m., Brard crashed his vehicle near Post 22 at... (Continue reading)

Motor scooter driver killed in Santa Barbara crash

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A motor scooter driver died after colliding with a vehicle in Santa Barbara early Saturday morning. [KSBY] Shortly before 2 a.m., the driver crashed at the intersection of E. Cota and Santa Barbara streets. Officers arrived at... (Continue reading)

Crews find missing elderly man’s body in Goleta creek

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The dead body of a missing elderly man was found in a creek in Goleta on Tuesday.  Shortly before 8 p.m. on Monday, the family of 86-year-old Peter Knudsen Miller reported him missing. The family did so... (Continue reading)

Woman’s dead body found in Santa Barbara creek

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Police are investigating the death of a woman whose dead body was found in a Santa Barbara creek on Monday, according to police. At about 9 a.m, a 911 caller reported a possibly deceased person in Mission... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara County detectives investigating suspicious death

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Santa Barbara County detectives are investigating what has been deemed a suspicious death after authorities found a deceased man in Carpinteria on Wednesday. Shortly before 11 a.m., a witness reported the body of a man on Toro... (Continue reading)