On Saturday morning around 8:20 a.m., after the annual “Deltopia” party weekend kicked off in Isla Vista, the body of a female was found near the surf line on the beach west of UCSB’s Campus Point by a jogger. On Sunday afternoon, the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department identified the 18-year-old as Giselle Ayala, a freshman Cal Poly student originally from Santa Rosa. She was last seen around 11 p.m. on Friday night, and her friends reported her missing by 7 p.m. on Saturday night. There is no other information being released about the death, and Sheriff’s deputies are continuing to investigate.
Cal Poly Student Found Dead at Campus Point
Giselle Ayala, 18, Was Found Saturday Morning at UCSB After “Deltopia” Party in Isla Vista