Press Releases

Tuesday 04/15/2014 4:39 PM - Death Investigation Update

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781 4547
Type of Incident: Death Investigation Update
Date and Time of Incident: 3-13-14, Approximately 6:24 PM
Place of Occurrence: San Simeon
Victim Information: Brian Joseph Edward Boyer, 58, Transient
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office has identified the man found dead inside a tent in the Pico Creek area of San Simeon on 3-13-14. The man is identified as 58-year-old Brian Joseph Edward Boyer, a transient. Boyer was found in an advanced state of decomposition, suggesting he had been deceased for 4 to 5 weeks before he was discovered. He was identified using dental records. Boyer's death is considered a natural death of undetermined origin. No foul play is suspected. Next of kin have been notified.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Tuesday 04/15/2014 4:39 PM