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Lompoc Police investigate body found in Santa Ynez riverbed

Posted at 10:30 PM, Dec 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-06 01:30:02-05

A body was found in the Santa Ynez riverbed Thursday afternoon, according to the Lompoc Police.

Police say reports of deceased body found at a transient campsite in the Santa Ynez riverbed came in at around 3 p.m., just west of the 'H' Street Bridge.

Officers along with firefighters responded and located the subject, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to a press release, the person died of natural causes, and their identity has not been released.

The investigation has been turned over to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office.