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Tuesday 03/19/2019 1:31 PM - Homicide Investigation Update

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Homicide Investigation Update
Date and Time of Incident: 1-24-19, Approximately 9:45 AM
Place of Occurrence: 1400 block of Strand Way, Oceano
Victim Information: Lawrence Albert Bross, 90, Oceano
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office has released the cause of death for 90-year-old Lawrence Albert Bross of Oceano. On 1-24-19, Bross was found deceased inside his home in the 1400 block of Strand Way in Oceano. His death was determined to be a homicide. The cause of death is listed as multiple chop force traumatic injuries. The toxicology tests resulted in no significant findings. No further information is available at this time. The investigation is continuing. The San Luis Obispo County Crime Stoppers program is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the death of Bross. If anyone has information regarding this crime, please contact the Sheriff’s Detective Division at (805) 781-4500 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-STOP (549-7867). You can also submit your tip to Crime Stoppers by downloading the free mobile app at P3TIPS.COM or submit your tip through their website: www.slotips.org.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Tuesday 03/19/2019 1:32 PM