Crime

Man found dead in rural Paso Robles was stabbed multiple times, Sheriff’s Office says

A North County man found dead in rural Paso Robles was stabbed multiple times and police are investigating his death as a homicide, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office.

The body of 20-year-old Primitivo Pacheco Ortega was found July 7 when authorities responded to reports of a possible dead body on the side of the road off Estrella Road near Hog Canyon, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

Pacheco Ortega was found with “multiple stab wounds,” the Sheriff’s Office said, and their investigation is ongoing.

Additional information was not immediately available.

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