Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Coroner’s Office’




Suspicious death ruled drug overdose

San Luis Obispo Police Department announced Friday that a man found deceased in his home last summer, died as the result of a drug overdose. On July 26, neighbors at the Silver City Mobile Home Park on the 3800 block... (Continue reading)

Body found in San Simeon tent identified

The San Luis Obispo County coroner has identified the body of a man found last month in a San Simeon tent as 58-year-old Brian Joseph Edward Boyer. Death investigators identified Boyer using dental records because his body had significantly decomposed... (Continue reading)

Cayucos crash victim identified

The San Luis Obispo County Coroner’s Unit has identified a 21-year-old Cayucos woman who died in a car crash Friday as Sadee Rae Jurgensen. Jurgeson lost control of her car in rural Cayucos Friday night and drove it down a... (Continue reading)

Jailhouse death preceded by excess force claim

By KAREN VELIE and JOSH FRIEDMAN A 28-year-old man filed a $1.5 million lawsuit against the San Luis Obispo Police Department claiming officers physically assaulted him. He died less than two weeks later just hours after another encounter with city... (Continue reading)

Sierra Vista facing allegations of fraud and conspiracy

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center and an affiliated surgeon will battle against allegations of medical malpractice, fraud and conspiracy in a case headed to court later this month. [PacificCoastBusinessTimes] In the lawsuit, the hospital is accused of conspiring to hide... (Continue reading)

Hallucinogen found in Spooner’s Cove drowning victim’s system

A Cal Poly student who drowned while swimming at Spooner’s Cove in June had alcohol, marijuana and a psychedelic drug in his system. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Coroner’s office determined 21-year-old Stefan James Wagner’s death was the result... (Continue reading)

Death of suspected SLO parking lot jumper ruled an accident

The San Luis Obispo County Coroner’s Office has ruled the death of a man who witnesses said jumped off a downtown San Luis Obispo parking structure an accident. [Tribune] Brian Lawler, 26, fell to his death from the city parking... (Continue reading)

SLO parking lot jumper identified

The San Luis Obispo County Coroner has identified the man who jumped to his death from the top of a San Luis Obispo parking structure Thursday as 26-year-old Brian Joseph Lawler. Lawler jumped off the city parking garage at the... (Continue reading)

Man found dead behind San Luis Obispo wine shop

San Luis Obispo emergency personnel found a 45-year-old man dead behind a San Luis Obispo wine shop Wednesday afternoon. Around 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, San Luis Obispo police and fire departments responded to a call about an unconscious man lying on... (Continue reading)

Body of San Miguel man found in riverbed

The San Luis Obispo County Coroner’s Office identified the body of a man found deceased in a riverbed in the San Miguel area as 54-year-old Clifton Bruce Roberts of San Miguel. The sheriff’s office says Robert’s body was lying in... (Continue reading)