Press Releases

Saturday 08/19/2017 3:24 PM - Death Investigation Update

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Death Investigation Update
Date and Time of Incident: 8-18-17, Approximately 4:40 PM
Place of Occurrence: Moonstone Beach, Cambria
Victim Information: Liam Alexander Taylor, 19 (DOB: 3-23-98), Cambria
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is identifying the man who died in a surfing accident on 8-18-17 in the waters off Moonstone Beach in Cambria. He is identified as 19-year-old Liam Alexander Taylor of Cambria. The 19-year-old had been surfing with some friends in the waters off Moonstone Beach when he suffered a surfing accident. He was transported to a local hospital where he died at approximately 8:15 PM. An autopsy will be performed this week to determine the manner and cause of death. No further information is available at this time.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Saturday 08/19/2017 3:26 PM