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Body found near Cal Poly radio tower in SLO

Updated 7:30 p.m.

The body of a man in his early 20s was found on Tuesday afternoon on the Cal Poly campus near the university’s radio tower and authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

The body was found around 12:15 p.m. near Highland Drive and Highway 1 by a hiker who lives nearby, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Tony Cipolla said. The cause of death was undetermined Tuesday evening but foul play is not suspected, Cipolla said.

The man had no identification on him. Anyone with information about his identity is asked to call the Sheriff’s OFfice at 805-781-4550 or Crime Stoppers at 805-549-7867.

University police, sheriff’s investigators and the Coroner’s Office responded to the scene.

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