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Sheriff’s deputies investigate body found at Mariposa Reina beach in Gaviota

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Blake DeVine / KEYT
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Blake DeVine / KEYT

GAVIOTA, Calif. - Santa Barbara County Fire and Sheriff's deputies responded to reports of a body found off Mariposa Reina beach in Gaviota.

The incident was reported around 10:26 a.m. Sunday morning.

The Sheriff's Office said it appears the person died by suicide, however, the investigation is still ongoing.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

If you are concerned about someone who may be suicidal please contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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