press release - 03131701

Fatal Cliff Fall in Carpinteria


Carpinteria - March 13th, 2017


On March 12, 2017, 18-year old Filiberto Scott Hernandez was reported as missing by his mother.  On March 13, 2017, at approximately 10:30am, a relative and a friend were searching for him and found the subject unresponsive and not breathing at the bottom of the bluffs, East of the Seal Reserve and Rookery.  Medics arrived and determined the subject was deceased.


The Coroner’s Office is conducting a death investigation to determine an official cause and manner of death.  A final determination is pending toxicology and lab results.  No further information is available at this time.

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