Released: August 19, 2017 - Saturday, 03:24 PM

Death Investigation Update

Contact: Tony CipollaPhone: (805) 781-4547Date and time of incident: 8-18-17, Approximately 4:40 PMPlace of Occurrence: Moonstone Beach, CambriaVictim Information: Liam Alexander Taylor, 19 (DOB: 3-23-98), CambriaSuspect Information: N/AThe Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is identifying the man who died in a surfing accident on 8-18-17 in the waters off Moonstone Beach in Cambria. He is identified as 19-year-old Liam Alexander Taylor of Cambria.
The 19-year-old had been surfing with some friends in the waters off Moonstone Beach when he suffered a surfing accident. He was transported to a local hospital where he died at approximately 8:15 PM.
An autopsy will be performed this week to determine the manner and cause of death. No further information is available at this time.