SANTA BARBARA ( — The body of a student of the University of California Santa Barbara was found early Sunday morning.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office said in a written statement that the woman’s body was found by a bicyclist about 7 a.m.

Upon arriving on scene, authorities determined that the woman had died.

She has since been identified as 20-year-old Sierra Markee-Winkler of Eureka, Calif.

The statement said it could several weeks before the exact cause of death is known.

Anyone with more information about this case was asked to call the Isla Vista Foot Patrol at (805) 681-4179.


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