Staff Report

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department detectives are continuing to investigate a reported homicide of a man who was found deceased in the 6200-block of Foxen Canyon Road in Los Olivos on Sunday, March 7.

Sheriff’s dispatch received a call of a single vehicle accident in the area. Fire, Medics and CHP responded to the area and quickly determined that the vehicle had not been involved in a traffic collision and that the solo occupant was deceased. Sheriff’s deputies responded, took over the investigation, closed the roadway, and requested detectives respond. 

“This investigation is ongoing and there is limited information available for release at this early stage. Detectives can confirm that the deceased victim is male who was in a vehicle along the side of the road, and his death is being investigated as a homicide,” according to Raquel Zick, public information officer.

Sheriff’s detectives would like to encourage anyone with information about this case to reach out. To leave an anonymous tip by phone, you can call (805)681-4171. To leave an anonymous tip online, you submit information without trace at . These tips are forwarded to Sheriff’s detectives who can follow-up on the information you provide while assuring your anonymity.