Update on Sunny Buttler Death Investigation
Source: Santa Barbara County Sheriff
The Sheriff’s Office is releasing an update on the investigation into the death of 57-year-old Eric “Sunny” Buttler of Ojai. Buttler was reported missing by his family on July 28, 2017 and was found deceased in a Las Canovas Canyon creek bed on July 14, 2017 near a popular hiking trail. The Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office and Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division conducted an investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death and do not believe foul play was involved. An official cause of death is pending toxicology and lab results.
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