Dead body pulled from Franklin Pond


PASO ROBLES — A man’s dead body was found Thursday morning floating in Franklin Pond outside of Paso Robles, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office reported.

At approximately 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, deputies responded to a report of a possible drowning victim at Franklin Pond in the 3000 block of Creston Road in rural Paso Robles. The body of a man identified as Hugo Diaz De Alva, 26, of Paso Robles, was found floating in the water.

The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office released the man’s name after his family was notified.

An autopsy is planned for Tuesday to determine the manner and cause of death.

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