Officials Release Sketch of Man Found in a Ditch

Public help needed to identify the man

Claire Scholl, NewsChannel 3 Assignment Editor, assignmentdesk@keyt.com
POSTED: 09:37 AM PDT Oct 04, 2013    UPDATED: 03:15 PM PDT Oct 04, 2013 
NIPOMO, Calif. -

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s office is requesting the public’s help to identify a man found in an irrigation ditch.

The deceased man was discovered in a rural area of Nipomo on Sept. 17 in the late afternoon. Sheriff officials said the man does not have any scars, marks or tattoos on his body.

He was wearing black and red Nike Air Jordan tennis shoes and a Lady of Guadalupe medallion.

Authorities describe the body as a Hispanic male adult, approximate age is early 20s to mid-30s, black hair, brown eyes, 5 feet 5 inches tall, and 165 pounds.

If anyone has any information regarding the individual described above, please contact the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office at 805-781-4550, or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 805-549-STOP (7867).

You can also text your tip to Crime Stoppers by texting “SLOTIPS plus your message” to CRIMES (274637), or visit the website at SLOTIPS.ORG.