On Saturday May 11, officers from the Atascadero Police Department were summoned to Atascadero Mini Storage at 9150 El Camino Real for a report of an unattended death. When Officers arrived they found the deceased lying face down in a storage unit he was renting.
A detectives from the Atascadero Police Department along with members of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff/Corner’s Office conducted a preliminary investigation into the death and it was determined that the deceased identified as 59-year-old James Richard Amundson was not the victim of foul play.
An autopsy is planned tomorrow. The Sheriff's Office is conducting the death investigation. The Atascadero Police Department is conducting the scene investigation.