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Man found dead in boat in Morro Bay

Posted at 10:39 AM, Jan 10, 2023

Police say the cause of death for a man whose body was found on a boat in Morro Bay Tuesday morning was likely storm-related.

Morro Bay police say they responded to reports of a possible death on the 1500 block of Main Street shortly before 8 a.m.

Once there, they discovered the 78-year-old’s body inside a boat stored on the property.

Police tell KSBY the property owner tried to get the man to evacuate, but he refused.

While the cause of death has not been determined, police say foul play is not suspected and it's likely storm-related.

No other information was released.