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Update: Authorities identify man found dead in rural Paso Robles 

Primitivo Pacheco Ortega

Primitivo Pacheco Ortega.

Update posted July 9

–The deceased male found in rural Paso Robles has been identified as 20-year-old Primitivo Pacheco Ortega from the Paso Robles/San Miguel area.


Suspicious death being investigated in rural Paso Robles

Original story posted July 8

–On Sunday at approximately 6:45 a.m., the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office was contacted regarding a possible body spotted on the side of the roadway off of Estrella Rd. near Hog Canyon in rural Paso Robles. Sheriff’s deputies responded and found a deceased Hispanic male. Sheriff’s Detectives are conducting a suspicious death investigation at this time.

If you have any information regarding this suspicious death, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at (805) 781-4550. Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling (805) 549-STOP (7867) or through their website:

No further information is available at this time.

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