Thursday, July 23, 2009

SAR: 17-year-old boy missing Los Olivos boy found dead

Update: Body of missing 17-year-old boy found - Thursday, July 23, 2009

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17-year-old Los Olivos boy missing since Wednesday has been found dead, according to Drew Sugars with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department.

Search and rescue crews located the body of the missing teen Thursday. He has not been identified.

The teen's brother reported him missing Wednesday when he did not return from a bicycle ride near the Figueroa Mountain area.

No other details are immediately available.

17-year-old boy missing near Los Olivos

Who: The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department is looking for a 17-year-old boy who went missing early yesterday.

Where: Mt. Figueroa area near Los Olivos in Santa Barbara County

When: Subject was last seen around 7:00 a.m. Wednesday on his bicycle. His brother reported him missing when he did not return, and by 2:30 p.m. sheriff's deputies were looking for the boy with ground crews and a helicopter.
The search was called off when it got too dark, but resumed Thursday at 6:30 a.m.

Notes: The boy's bicycle has been found, but the 17-year-old remains missing.

If you have any information, please call the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department at (805) 681-4100.

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