Man found dead near San Simeon last week identified

The body of a 61-year-old homeless man who was found dead at an encampment in San Simeon was identified Thursday by the county Sheriff’s Department.

Antonio Moreno was found dead by a passer-by at 1:43 p.m. near Highway 1 and Little Pico Creek on June 20.

It appeared initially to the department that he died of a heart-related ailment.

—Nick Wilson

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