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Body Discovered At Santa Barbara County Beach Identified

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 4:35pm

A body found in the surf near U.C. Santa Barbara has been positively identified.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Coroners Bureau says the body is that of 22-year-old Mark Andrew Romasanta. The Santa Barbara man was reported missing by his family Sunday night (8/28).  He was last seen alive in Isla Vista at around 2:30 Sunday morning.

Two people walking on the beach in the Campus Point area discovered the body around sunset Monday night (8/29).

An autopsy to determine the cause of death is still pending.

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