Scuba Diver Found in Water Off Padaro Beach Identified
Padaro Beach- July 31st, 2013
Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office has identified a scuba diver who
was discovered in the water off Padaro Beach on Saturday, August 3rd.
The decedent is 49 year old William Frank Grgurich of Portland, Oregon. Next of
kin has been notified.
Grgurich was discovered by
residents who were walking along the beach in the 3300 block of Padaro Lane
around 11:45 a.m. Sheriff’s Deputies responded, along with personnel from the
Summerland Fire Department. By the time they arrived, several residents had
already pulled Grgurich out of the water.
The circumstances surrounding his
death are under investigation by the Coroner’s Office but it appears at this
point that he was diving alone. No further information will be released at this
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