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Man’s body found in Salinas riverbed near Paso Robles

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Update, 7:20 p.m.:

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified the dead body found as that of Pedro Alvarado-Torres, 40, of King City.

Alvarado-Torres was being sought for his involvement in a wrong-way collision on Highway 101 near Spring Street early Monday morning.

For more information, read our story here: https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/crime/article232867432.html

Original story:

A man’s body was found in the Salinas riverbed near the Paso Robles city limits on Thursday morning.

The body was reported to police at about 8:40 a.m. in an area just south of the city limits, according to Paso Robles Police Commander Caleb Davis.

The death does not appear to be suspicious, Davis said.

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is processing the scene to identify the man, Davis said. The Paso Robles Police Department is working with the Sheriff’s Office on this case.

Additional information was not immediately available.

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Gabby Ferreira is a breaking news and general assignment reporter at The Tribune in San Luis Obispo. A native of Houston, Texas, she was a reporter in Tucson, Arizona; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Palm Springs, California, before moving to San Luis Obispo County in 2016.
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