Man Found Dead at More Mesa

Body Discovered During Beach Walk; Foul Play Not Suspected

The body of 51-year-old Jon Jay Read was found on the beach below More Mesa around noon on 5/8 by two people on a walk. He was a New York resident who frequented Santa Barbara, according to spokesperson Kelly Hoover with the Sheriff’s Office. “His death is under investigation, but there are no signs of foul play.”


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