A 53-year-old man was found dead this morning alongside state Highway 1 a few miles south of Big Sur in unincorporated Monterey County, according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office. Joseph Kiernan was found at about 9 a.m. alongside the highway, according to the sheriff’s office. Kiernan is believed to have been a resident of San Luis Obispo County at one time, but was a transient at the time of his death, according to the sheriff’s office. The cause of his death is under investigation by the Monterey County coroner’s office. Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text at 408-355-0999 if you have any information.
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