press release - 10221601

Body of Deceased Female Found


UPDATED 10/24/2016

The decedent whose body was found on October 22, 2016 in the area of E. Camino Cielo Road and Arroyo Burro Road has been identified as being 29-year-old Sarah Lynn Hambarzumjan-Calhoun of Santa Barbara.  Next of kin has been notified. A preliminary investigation revealed the death was a result of an apparent suicide. An official cause and manner of death is pending toxicology and lab results.


Santa Barbara- October 22nd, 2016


The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a female who was found this morning, October 22, 2016, in the area of E. Camino Cielo Road and Arroyo Burro Road near the Glass Factory.  The Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office is withholding the identity until next of kin is notified. 


The decedent was discovered at approximately 9:50 a.m. by a passerby who observed a body off the roadway and called the Santa Barbara County Public Safety Dispatch Center.  Sheriff’s deputies responded and confirmed the subject was deceased.  Sheriff’s detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division responded to conduct an investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding the death.  At this point, this is an active investigation and no further information will be released.




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