Press Releases

Friday 08/18/2017 11:13 PM - Death Investigation

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Death Investigation
Date and Time of Incident: 8-18-17, Approximately 4:40 PM
Place of Occurrence: Moonstone Beach, Cambria
Victim Information: Adult Male, 19
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: On 8-18-17 Sheriff's Deputies responded to a call from State Park Rangers regarding a surfer who was injured on Moonstone Beach in Cambria. The 19-year-old had been surfing with some friends in the waters off Moonstone Beach when he suffered a surfing accident. When Deputies arrived on scene, CPR was in progress. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died at approximately 8:15 PM. Coroner Detectives are investigating. No foul play is suspected. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the manner and cause of death. The identification of the victim is pending notification of next of kin.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Friday 08/18/2017 11:13 PM