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Update: Creston shooting believed to be murder-suicide 

Update posted Dec. 21:

Sheriff’s office releases additional information

– The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has released more information about the two people found shot in Creston Wednesday. According to the sheriff’s office, the incident is believed to be a murder-suicide:

On Wednesday, sheriff’s dispatch received a 911 call from a female who was involved in a family disturbance with another male family member at a home in the 2700 block of Calf Canyon Highway in Creston. Sheriff’s dispatch heard what was suspected to be gunshots in the background during the 911 call. Deputies were immediately dispatched to the location and upon arrival, deputies located a deceased female and deceased male inside the residence.

Sheriff’s Detectives began an immediate investigation. It was determined the disturbance was between a stepdaughter, Maria Quesada, and her stepfather, Arturo Quesada who were both residing at that location.

At this time, it is believed this is a murder-suicide where Arturo shot and killed Maria and then killed himself.

This is an isolated incident with no threat to the public.

The investigation is ongoing.


Original story posted Dec. 20:

Two found dead after apparent shooting in Creston

– On Wednesday evening, deputies from the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of shots heard at a home in the 2700 block of Calf Canyon Highway in Creston. When deputies arrived they discovered the bodies of a deceased male and female.

Detectives began an immediate investigation and remain on scene as of Wednesday night.

This is believed to be an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public at this time, said the sheriff’s office in a press release.

The identification of the deceased is pending notification of next of kin.

The investigation is continuing. No further details are available at this time.


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