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San Luis Obispo Police investigate body found near residential neighborhood

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SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - A dead body was found around 6 a.m. this morning in San Luis Obispo. Officials are investigating the cause of the woman's death.  

A 29-year-old female was found laying on the sidewalk unresponsive early Saturday morning.

“We received a call about 6:10 this morning of an unresponsive female on the sidewalk in the 4400 Block of Poinsettia,” said SLO Police Sgt. Bryan Treanor.

A newspaper delivery driver discovered the women and immediately called the police.

“Fire and paramedics were on scene within minutes and rendered first aid, unfortunately, in this situation the subject was not revived,” said Sgt. Treanor.

With no signs of trauma, police say they don’t believe the woman was killed or attacked.

“There is no foul play suspected,” Sgt. Treanor said.

The neighborhood is known to be peaceful and police want residents to rest assured...“At this time there is no sign or any evidence that the neighborhood is in any danger,” Sgt. Treanor.

Police can't confirm the exact cause of death at this time. An autopsy has been scheduled.

“It does appear to be a medical condition, but it is early in the investigation,” Sgt. Treanor.

Luckily the women had identification on her leading police to relatives that live in the neighborhood.

“There are certain databases we can search to find residences, anyone who is related to them possibly in the area,” said Sgt. Treanor.

Police notified next of kin but at this time aren't releasing the woman's name.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with more information is encouraged to contact the San Luis Obispo Police Department.

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Naja Hill

Naja Hill is a reporter for NewsChannel 3-12. To learn more about Naja, click here.

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