Articles Tagged With ‘death investigation’




Witness says man fatally shot by Lompoc police was lying on ground

A woman who claims to have witnessed Monday’s fatal shooting in Lompoc says the man who was shot and killed was lying on the ground when an officer opened fire on him. The alleged witness also disputes the Lompoc Police... (Continue reading)

Woman’s body found in Pismo Beach waters

An approximately 50-year-old woman was pronounced dead Sunday morning shortly after her body was found in the surf near Shell Beach. Pismo Beach police have deemed the death suspicious. Around 7:20 a.m., Pismo Beach police responded to a call about... (Continue reading)

Lompoc police shoot and kill man with knife

A Lompoc police officer shot and killed a 27-year-old man who was fleeing authorities while holding a knife. The man confronted officers with the knife prior to being shot, according to the Lompoc Police Department. At 8:04 a.m. Monday, a... (Continue reading)

Man kills himself with razor in SLO County Jail

A 36-year-old Paso Robles man used a razor given to him by county jail staff to commit suicide, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. Correctional deputies found Jordan Benjamin Turner unresponsive inside his cell early Tuesday morning,... (Continue reading)

Unidentified body found near Cal Poly radio tower

A hiker found the body of a white man in his early 20s near the radio tower on the Cal Poly campus on Tuesday. University police and sheriff’s detectives responded to the scene but did not succeed in identifying the... (Continue reading)

Remains found at Kristin Smart dig likely belong to animal

Authorities are currently analyzing remains recovered last week from a Cal Poly hillside to determine whether they are human or animal and whether they are related to the Kristin Smart case. Two sources who are familiar with the investigation, but... (Continue reading)

Items of interest found in Kristin Smart case

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s officials are saying items of interest have been uncovered at a Cal Poly hillside where investigators are digging for Kristin Smart’s remains. But, officials are not disclosing what items were found. [KSBY] The items of... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach woman killed in crash identified

The California Highway Patrol has identified Michelle Dwyer as the 27-year-old Grover Beach woman who died in a crash in Arroyo Grande early Saturday morning. Dwyer was the mother of two young boys. At about 2:15 a.m., Dwyer was driving... (Continue reading)

Woman found dead in Atascadero home

A 49-year-old woman was found dead inside an Atascadero home over the weekend. Police are saying the death is suspicious, but they are not searching for any suspects. [Tribune] Around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, a neighbor reported finding the body inside... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay police identify couple found dead

The Morro Bay Police Department has identified Brian Keith Tuck, 47, and Angelica Ramos, 36, as the man and woman found dead inside a house early Monday morning. Police suspect that Tuck killed Ramos and then committed suicide, but investigators... (Continue reading)