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Tuesday 11/20/2012 11:59 AM - Autopsy Results

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Autopsy Results
Date and Time of Incident: 11-12-12, Approximately 4:05 PM
Place of Occurrence: San Luis Obispo County Jail
Victim Information: Joseph Morillo, 43, Transient
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office has released the autopsy results for 43-year-old Joseph Morillo. He was found unconscious in a safety cell of the San Luis Obispo County Jail on 11-12-12. The cause of death is listed as cardiac arrest due to thickening of heart muscle and morbid obesity. Morillo was booked into County Jail on 9-30-12, by the Paso Robles Police Department and was being held on a felony charge of making terrorist threats.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Tuesday 11/20/2012 12:21 PM