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Wednesday 02/07/2018 12:27 PM - Autopsy Results

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Autopsy Results
Date and Time of Incident: 01-29-18 at 11:17 AM
Place of Occurrence: 12000 block of Arrow Bear Trail, California Valley
Victim Information: Edward Chavez Mendoza, 70, California Valley Edmundo Eduardo Mendoza Jr., 37, California Valley
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is releasing the cause and manner of death of the two people who were found deceased in their home in California Valley on 1-29-18. The cause of death for 70-year-old Edward Chavez Mendoza is listed as a single perforating gunshot wound to the chest. The manner of death is listed as a homicide. The cause of death for 37-year-old Edmundo Eduardo Mendoza Jr., is listed as a single perforating gunshot wound to the head. The manner of death is listed as a suicide. No further information is available at this time.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Wednesday 02/07/2018 12:27 PM