Florencio Aguilar, a prominent Merced County restaurateur, has died at the age of 44.
Aguilar, the owner of two popular Merced restaurants, La Morenita and Florencio’s, was found dead by family members around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at his home on Carob Court in Delhi, the Merced County Coroner’s Office said.
The cause of death was under investigation Thursday.
Sgt. Delray Shelton said it was too early to comment on any potential causes of death, but confirmed the case is not considered a homicide.