California Valley deaths ruled murder/sucide


California Valley —The Coroner’s Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office released the cause and manner of death of the father and son who were found deceased in their home in California Valley on Jan. 29.

The cause of death for 70-year-old Edward Chavez Mendoza is listed as a single perforating gunshot wound to the chest. The manner of death is listed as a homicide.

The cause of death for 37-year-old Edmundo Eduardo Mendoza Jr. is listed as a single perforating gunshot wound to the head. The manner of death is listed as a suicide.

No further information is available at this time.

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