Woman found dead near Morro Rock; suicide suspected

newsroom@thetribunenews.comNovember 6, 2012 

San Luis Obispo County sheriff’s officials said a woman in her early 40s was found dead in her vehicle near Morro Rock on Tuesday evening. Deputies determined her death was a suicide.

Deputies were called to the vehicle, located in a parking lot near Morro Rock, at 4:08 p.m., sheriff’s Cmdr. Ron Hastie said. They remained on the scene for about an hour, he said.

He said deputies visited the woman’s home in Morro Bay and found information that led them to believe it was a suicide. She had been reported missing on Monday to San Luis Obispo police.

An autopsy will be completed Thursday.

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