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Man Down on Beach

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 ROGER DODGER helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 08:55 AM

In the Kelp Bed Unknown Condition..

 

 ROGER DODGER helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 09:03 AM

Possible 1144 Fatality They haven't said so but have requested a chaplin, and put out a code 20 to notify the media..If I hear more so will you.

 

 COMMENT 340939 helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 09:35 AM

Oh no :( so tragic.

 

 COMMENT 340946 helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 09:51 AM

KEYT website is saying a body was found. :(

 

 COMMENT 340947 helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 09:53 AM

OMG any idea if this is a student??

 

 ROGER DODGER helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 09:54 AM

Not sure how the fella died but I will say there is always partying going on over there not just on Halloween..I'm not surprised..

 

 COMMENT 340958 helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 10:16 AM

I hope the police/sheriff do a better job investigating the scene since the last person they found dead at the beach.

Prayers to the victim and his family & friends. Very sad.

 

 COMMENT 340968 helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 10:30 AM

Is it possible that there is a "serial pusher" in this town?

 

 COMMENT 340980P helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 10:44 AM

Serial pusher? Really? People party out there on those cliffs and fall off all the time. Parents send their children off to college without a clue of what their limits are with alcohol or how to recognize the danger of drugs, both with themselves and with their friends. There are many clueless students at UCSB who lived in a bubble until they started school and suddenly find themselves surrounded by party and temptations they haven't dealt with before. And partying + cliffs are a bad combo :(

 

 COMMENT 340988 helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 10:56 AM

The kelp beds are a good ways offshore from the bluffs in IV. It's almost certainly far too soon to simply assume this person fell off a cliff while partying in IV. They could've just as likely fallen off a boat.

 

 COMMENT 340998 helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 11:18 AM

Kelp is farther out than seems reasonable for falling off the cliff. Maybe someone tried to go for a swim and got into trouble.

 

 MTNDRIVER helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 11:26 AM

Snark is just so unnecessary.

 

 COMMENT 341006 helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 11:41 AM

Oh no. Terrible news for his family and friends to receive.

 

 ROGER DODGER helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 12:28 PM

There is an active serial killer in the midwest that pushes drunk people into bodys of water drowning them he usually kills male students enrolled in college, near college towns..

 

 COMMENT 341068 helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 01:50 PM

980P how exactly should parents prep their kids so that they know their limits with alcohol??

 

 COMMENT 340980P helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 01:54 PM

980P here - Parents need to talk to their kids, educate them and get them drunk at least once in the safety of their own home. We teach them to balance their checkbook, how to cook and to do their laundry (well some of us do) but alcohol and drug education is not something many parents do, they think that their kids are good and won't experiment. NOT TRUE! They need to be taught that just the same as safe sex, etc. It IS up to parents to make sure that their kids know how to be safe when they go out into the world as young adults... otherwise they will learn the hard way and the hard way can kill.

 

 COMMENT 341098 helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 03:10 PM

968--set me off my chair. Hilarious, and well played.

 

 COMMENT 341101 helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 03:17 PM

968,yes, there's a serial pusher. His name is Mr. Drug E. Alcohol.

Now, don't get me wrong. I am not saying (unlike others here will undoubtedly do) that anyone who falls from the cliffs due to intoxication deserves their fate, but there have been many, many deaths over the decades from this exact combination of inebriation and cliff edge.

There have also been some suicides, but the majority of deaths have been simple accidents fueled or caused by drugs or alcohol.

If there's any left over barrier supplies, I have a suggestion for where they can put them....

 

 COMMENT 341112P helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 04:15 PM

Some of these comments are so breathtakingly cruel that it's hard to even comprehend. I just read the facebook account of someone who had been in the ER today and heard the 'unhuman' wails of a mother who had obviously just lost a child. My friend was drained to the core with sadness for this woman, so I came to edhat to see if perhaps there had been a terrible accident and found this.
I don't know if it was this young mans mother in the ER losing her mind, but I don't doubt that somewhere there is a mother whose world has just collapsed upon itself. Please. Take a step back from your rancidness and have some compassion.

 

 COMMENT 341149 helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 07:25 PM

Isla vista is ranked one of the top party colleges on the scale and while that is highly publicized does anyone out there suggest/ know/ or agree that it also has the highest crime and death rate? Why isn't that ever brought up...just curious.

 

 COMMENT 341179P helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 09:10 PM

098 Hilarious? That's an odd sense of humor you have - someone's kid died for heaven's sake!

 

 ECHO helpful negative off topic

2012-11-09 09:52 PM

I've lost a child, and almost lost another. My prayers go out to the loved ones of this man.

 

 COMMENT 341231 helpful negative off topic

2012-11-10 08:08 AM

Kcoy has released the name.

 

 COMMENT 341289 helpful negative off topic

2012-11-10 10:32 AM

988, The injuries sustained were indicative of a large fall. The kelp does come in with the tides, and the tides do go all the way up to the bluff.

You really think he sustained those injuries hitting the water from a boat?

 

 COMMENT 341290 helpful negative off topic

2012-11-10 10:39 AM

Unfortunately, another student has died off these cliffs. Seems like every year the UCSB student body experiences these deaths that are, for the most part, due to lack of judgement and alcohol or drugs. This year, it seems, is no different than any other...pity.

 

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