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UPDATE: Detectives identify person killed in Los Olivos 'suspicious death' investigation

Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office
Posted at 8:42 PM, Mar 07, 2021

UPDATE: (March, 30, 2021) - The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office released the name of the person who was killed in Los Olivos earlier this month.

Detectives say Santiago Maldonado Martinez, 17, of Shandon died under suspicious circumstances on March 7.

Deputies say they responded to the 6200-block of Foxen Canyon Road in Los Olivos at approximately 6:12 p.m. for a single-vehicle crash in the area.

When first responders arrived they determined that the vehicle had not been involved in a traffic collision and that the solo occupant, Martinez, was deceased.

Martinez's death is being investigated as a homicide.

Sheriff’s detectives would like to encourage anyone with information about this case to call (805) 681-4171.
Original story:

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is investigating a 'suspicious death' out of Los Olivos.

According to sheriff's officials, deputies were called out to the 6200-block Foxen Canyon Rd around 6:12 p.m.

Foxen Canyon Rd will be closed at Zaca Station until further notice, according to authorities.

Few details about the incident have been released.

This is a developing story, check back later for details.