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Update: Identities of two people found dead in Grover Beach home released 

Update posted April 24

The identities of the man and woman found deceased are Christine McLain, 52, of Grover Beach and Randy Stroub, 61, of Grover Beach. Autopsies of both victims have been performed. Toxicology results and the investigation into the cause of death are still pending.

Original story posted April 14

–On Thursday at about 7:40 p.m., Grover Beach Police Officers and the Five Cities Fire Authority were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Newport Ave for a welfare check on an unconscious adult woman. A police officer was first to arrive and determined the woman and an adult male located in the same room of the residence were obviously deceased. The scene was secured and a death investigation was started. GBPD Detectives were joined in this investigation by the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Detectives and Coroner Investigators.

The preliminary investigation does not show signs of obvious foul play in the deaths of the two middle- aged adults. Illegal narcotics and drug paraphernalia were present at the scene and its relation to the deaths is being investigated. The names of the decedents will not be released pending notification of family members. Autopsies for both decedents will be conducted to help determine the cause of death.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Detective Brad Carey at (805) 473-4511 or via e-mail at Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call the San Luis Obispo County Crime Stoppers at (805) 549-7867.

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