PISMO BEACH, Calif. - Pismo Beach police have identified the man found on the beach south of the Addie Street parking lot as on Jan. 10 as 18-year-old William Casper Jr. of Grover Beach.
There are no signs of foul play at this time, according to officials. The cause of death is pending toxicology tests.
A police sergeant discovered Casper's body at the tide line on the beach while patrolling the area at about 12:47 p.m.
The area was immediately closed off and police launched an investigation, which is still ongoing.
Casper was reported missing to the Grover Beach Police Department in early December. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Detective Brad Carey with the Grover Beach Police Department at 805-473-4511.