Visitor drowns at Lake Cachuma
A group visiting the area reported one of their members missing at 5:12 p.m. Sunday at Lake Cachuma, with suspicion of drowning.
The Santa Barbara Fire Department dispatched two engines, a helicopter and a water rescue unit to the area alongside local law enforcement.
After a while searching, a fire captain dove and located the victim in 20 feet of water. Emergency medical services were given, but the victim was declared dead at the scene.
— Annelise Hanshaw