Unidentified Body Recovered on San Miguel Island
updated: Aug 07, 2014, 1:32 PM
Source: National Park Service
On Wednesday, August 6, Channel Islands National
Park rangers, Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office deputies, and U.S.
Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) special agents recovered
an unidentified body on the beach at Simonton Cove on San Miguel
A joint investigation is being conducted by the National Park Service,
NCIS, and Santa Barbara County Coroner's Office to identify the
deceased and the circumstances associated with this incident.
The body was found by a marine mammal biologist who was surveying the
beach at Simonton Cove late in the afternoon on Tuesday, August 5. The
condition of the body was deteriorated indicating that it had been
exposed to the elements for some time.
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