Articles Tagged With ‘death investigation’




Body washes ashore at Pismo Beach

Visitors walking along Pismo Beach Monday found the partially decomposed body of an adult male. Investigators are still determining the man’s identity. The body was discovered around 1 p.m. approximately one mile south of the Pismo Beach Pier, according to... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian killed in collision with Santa Barbara officer

An off-duty Santa Barbara police lieutenant struck and killed a man who was walking in the fast lane on Highway 101 Tuesday night. The officer tried to avoid the collision, according to the California Highway Patrol. [KCOY] At approximately 10:30... (Continue reading)

Body found in SLO creek

A body was found early Tuesday afternoon in the creek behind the San Luis Obispo Target store. Police say the death does not appear suspicious. [KSBY] The person who died is believed to be a male. San Luis Obispo police... (Continue reading)

Human remains found in rural Arroyo Grande

A man found a skull and bones while walking around his property in rural Arroyo Grande. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office says the skull and bones are the remains of a young Native American, but investigators have yet... (Continue reading)

Caregiver convicted in death of Solvang ALS patient

The former caregiver for a Lompoc ALS patient has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the woman’s death. However, the jury found the caregiver not guilty of both first-degree murder and second-degree murder. [KSBY] In 2013, Solvang resident Heidi Good... (Continue reading)

Body of missing man found in Morro Bay

Morro Bay police found the body of 21-year-old Avery Danley who had been missing for about two weeks Sunday morning in the back bay near Los Osos. [KSBY] Danley had been living on a sailboat in the Morro Bay Harbor.... (Continue reading)

Death of Cal Poly student ruled suicide

A Cal Poly student who was struck and killed by a train Saturday evening committed suicide, the San Luis Obispo County coroner’s unit has ruled. In a separate investigation, the coroner’s unit has determined a transient woman who was hit... (Continue reading)

Three killed by trains on Central Coast, SLO victim identified

The San Luis Obispo County Coroner’s Office has identified Aaron Matthew Wolf as the man killed by an Amtrak train Saturday night near San Luis Obispo. Wolf was one of three individuals who were struck and killed by trains on... (Continue reading)

Man killed at Oceano Dunes identified

California state parks has identified the man who died in an ATV crash at the Oceano Dunes Sunday as Francisco Javier Gonzales Casillas, of Richmond. Casillas was 42. [Tribune] Casillas died around 11:30 a.m. from injuries he suffered in the... (Continue reading)

Inmate dies on Thanksgiving in Santa Barbara County Jail

An inmate died Thursday morning after collapsing in Santa Barbara County Jail. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office reported that the 49-year-old inmate appeared to have died of natural causes. At about 9:30 a.m., Johnny DeWitt collapsed and became unresponsive.... (Continue reading)