UCSB Student Found Dead in Isla Vista

Brandon Schmidt Discovered By Roommate Saturday Morning

The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 22-year-old UCSB student found unresponsive by his roommate Saturday morning. Brandon Schmidt, from Alameda County, was discovered at 9:45 a.m. in his apartment on the 6600 block of Del Playa Drive in Isla Vista. Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Kelly Hoover said coroner’s officials are looking into the cause and manner of Schmidt’s death and won’t make any determinations until toxicology results are back in four to six weeks.

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