Officials ID person found dead inside Encinitas home


A man who was found dead May 22 in his home near Moonlight Beach has been identified by the county Medical Examiner’s Office as Brent Kenneth French, 47.

The fatality in the 200 block of Florita Street was reported at 11 a.m.

Fire personnel responded, and his death was confirmed at the scene, according to the Medical Examiner Office’s report.

The fire department detected a high level of gas in the home, the report states. The cause and manner of death is still pending.

French lived alone in his home.