The California Highway Patrol is investigating the discovery of a man's body along Highway 101 in Santa Maria.
The body was reportedly found shortly before 10 a.m. on Thursday.
CHP officers say it was located under a tree by a fence near the southbound off-ramp to Donovan Road.
Investigators do not believe the death to be a homicide.
They say the deceased male was staying in the Santa Maria area but did not have a fixed address.
His name has not yet been released.