Body Of Missing Central Coast Motorcyclist Found Weeks After His Disappearance
CHP officers found the motorcycle wreckage and body during an unrelated accident investigation.
There’s a sad end to the search for a missing motorcyclist on the South Coast.
John Mario Fuegos of Lompoc was last seen riding his motorcycle May 24.
The CHP, and Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies, conducted a ground and air search in the region after he was reported missing, but no trace of him was found.
On Sunday, CHP officers were investigating a traffic accident on Highway 101 near the Gaviota tunnel when they discovered a wrecked motorcycle, and a body in some bushes near the roadway.
It was the missing 50-year-old Central Coast man. The CHP has launched an investigation to try to determine what occurred.