Homeless Woman’s Death Not Caused by Prior Attack

Results of an autopsy performed on the body of Sandra McFarlane, 45, have ruled out the possibility that she died as a result of a physical attack she suffered a week prior to her death. McFarlane, a known transient, was found dead near the Milpas Street roundabout on the morning of 8/1. She was reportedly released from Cottage Hospital on 7/26 after being assaulted by a subject who was later arrested by Santa Barbara police.

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