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Monday 07/22/2019 3:25 PM - Homicide Investigation

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Homicide Investigation
Date and Time of Incident: 7-7-19, Approximately 6:45 AM
Place of Occurrence: Estrella Road near Hog Canyon Rd, Rural Paso Robles
Victim Information: Primitivo Pacheco Ortega, 20, Paso Robles/San Miguel area
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: On 7-7-19 at approximately 6:45 AM, the Sheriff's Office was contacted regarding a possible body spotted on the side of the roadway off of Estrella Road near Hog Canyon in rural Paso Robles. Sheriff's Deputies responded to the scene and found a deceased Hispanic male who has been identified as 20-year-old Primitivo Pacheco Ortega from the Paso Robles/San Miguel area. Sheriff's Detectives have now determined this is a homicide investigation. The victim was located deceased with multiple stab wounds. The investigation is continuing. No further information is available at this time.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Monday 07/22/2019 3:26 PM