Brothers Gary and Richard Armstrong, found deceased inside a trailer on a secluded property not far from Moraga’s bustling shopping center January 15, died of influenza, deputies with the Coroner’s Division of the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.
The two men were discovered together in a camper on the Moraga Ranch property behind School Street and Moraga Way. Although both subsequently tested positively for the flu virus the coroner’s office was awaiting the results of further tests before making a final determination as to cause.
Moraga Police Chief Jon King said both men had reportedly been ill for some time before they were discovered by a third party who found them together in the camper Gary Armstrong lived in on the secluded property.
Gary Armstrong was 67, and Richard Armstrong, 65.