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Saturday 03/14/2015 3:25 PM - Death Investigation Update

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781 4547
Type of Incident: Death Investigation Update
Date and Time of Incident: 3-14-15, Approximately 12:11 AM
Place of Occurrence: 400 block of Gahan Place, unincorporated Paso Robles

Victim Information: Marshall Chandler Savoy, 32, Atascadero
Suspect Information: Thomas Nolan Yanaga, 52, Paso Robles
Details of News Release: The Sheriff's Office is releasing new information on an incident that occurred on 3-14-15 at a home just outside the Paso Robles city limits. Sheriff's Deputies had responded to a report of shots fired at a home in the 400 block of Gahan Place in unincorporated Paso Robles. When they arrived, they discovered the body of a man who had been shot in the driveway of the home. The victim has been identified as 32-year-old Marshall Chandler Savoy of Atascadero. A man and a woman along with their teenage son were inside the house at the time. Sheriff's Detectives are conducting a thorough investigation into the incident. As a result, one suspect is in custody, there are no outstanding suspects, and investigators believe this was an isolated incident. Detectives arrested 52-year-old Thomas Nolan Yanaga of Paso Robles. He was booked into County Jail on one count of murder. The investigation is continuing. No further updates are anticipated at this time.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Saturday 03/14/2015 3:25 PM