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Grover Beach Police identify victim in Monday homicide

GROVER BEACH, Calif.- The Grover Beach Police Department has identified the victim of a homicide.

Police have identified the victim as 37-year-old Andres Martinez of Grover Beach.

37-year-old Andres Martinez of Grover Beach.

The incident happened Monday morning before 1:00 a.m. in the parking lot of the Grand Plaza Shopping Center on the corner of Grand Ave. and Oak Park Blvd in Grover Beach.

The suspect was identified as 25-year-old Nicholas Sage Coronado-Watermen. He was booked into the San Luis Obispo County Jail and was facing a murder charge.

Police said the victim and the suspect knew each other and were both homeless in the area.

San Luis Obispo County

Sarah Maugaotega

Sarah Maugaotega is a producer at KEYT|KCOY|KKFX.