Press Releases

Tuesday 09/13/2016 7:04 PM - Death Investigation

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Death Investigation
Date and Time of Incident: 9-13-16, Approximately 12:15 PM
Place of Occurrence: Highway 1 and Highland Drive, San Luis Obispo
Victim Information: Unidentified White male adult, early 20's
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: On 9-13-16, Sheriff's Detectives were called out to assist the Cal Poly Police Department with an investigation into a body that was discovered near the radio tower on the Cal Poly campus at the corner of Highway 1 and Highland Drive in San Luis Obispo. A hiker who lived nearby found the body near a trail at approximately 12:15 PM. The victim is described as a White male adult in his early 20's. The cause of death is undetermined at this time, but investigators don't suspect foul play is involved. The victim had no identification on him and investigators are urging to public to contact the Sheriff's Office at 805-781-4550 or Crime Stoppers at 805-549 STOP (549-7867) if they have any information on his identity.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Tuesday 09/13/2016 7:04 PM