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Death in Grover Beach under investigation

The Grover Beach police station on Rockaway Avenue.
The Grover Beach police station on Rockaway Avenue. dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com

UPDATE 12:45 p.m.: Grover Beach Police Chief John Peters said early Tuesday afternoon that foul play is not suspected in the death under investigation.

Peters confirmed a non-elderly adult woman was found unresponsive in a single-family residence early Tuesday morning.

He said foul play is not suspected at this time and there is no threat to public safety.

The Police Department is not identifying the deceased woman pending notification of family.

Peters said an autopsy is scheduled for later this week, and a toxicology report will not likely be released for about six weeks.

Original story: Grover Beach police launched an investigation into a death after finding an unresponsive person inside a residence early Tuesday morning.

Authorities have released few details but did not call the death suspicious in a news release issued Tuesday.

According to the department, officers and the Five Cities Fire Authority responded to a residence on the 200 block of Front Street for an unresponsive person.

When they arrived, emergency crews determined the person was dead.

The release said the Grover Beach Police Department is now conducting a death investigation with the assistance of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office and District Attorney's Office.

Police did not identify the deceased person and said no more information would be released Tuesday morning.

A representative for the department could not immediately be reached for comment.

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