LOS OSOS — The Coroner’s Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of the individual who perished in an RV fire on August 21 in Los Osos. The deceased has been identified as 44-year-old Christopher Wayne Surratt, a resident of Los Osos.
The discovery was made when Deputies and Cal Fire personnel responded to an RV fully engulfed in flames in the 1900 block of Turri Road in Los Osos. Despite their efforts, Surratt’s body was found within the charred remains of the RV.
An autopsy has been conducted to determine the cause and manner of Surratt’s death. While the official findings are pending the results of toxicology tests, preliminary results from the autopsy suggest that Surratt succumbed to smoke inhalation.
The Sheriff’s Office is conducting the death investigation. Cal Fire is conducting the fire investigation.