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Santa Barbara man identified as weekend drowning victim

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Posted at 2:51 PM, Mar 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-22 17:55:25-04

A Santa Barbara man has been identified as the person who drowned over the weekend near the Red Rock recreational area in Los Padres National Forest.

It happened Sunday around 3:30 p.m.

Life-saving measures were performed on Edgar Adrian Chico Oaxaca, but the 37-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office released the man’s name on Tuesday.

A gofundme account was created to assist the victim's family.