Missing at-risk SLO man found dead, police say

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Editor’s note: This article mentions suicide and may be troubling for some readers.

An at-risk San Luis Obispo man who was reported missing on Wednesday was found deceased, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department.

Jason Errecalde, 37, was last seen at his residence in the 1500 block of Madonna Road, the agency said in a news release.

According to his wife, he left the home on foot early Wednesday morning.

Errecalde had previously expressed a “serious suicide plan” to take his own life, Tiffany Errecalde, wrote Thursday in a post on the SLO County News Facebook page.

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