Monday, July 25th, 2016

Cal Poly Student Found Dead In Santa Barbara

Giselle-AyalaThe Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s office has identified the young woman’s body found in the ocean yesterday morning in Santa Barbara as a Cal Poly student.

President Jeffrey Armstrong emailed the Cal Poly campus community yesterday of the death of 18-year-old Giselle Ayala.

She was in Santa Barbara with her friends for a Spring Break party called Deltopia in Isla Vista.

Her friends reported her missing around 7 p.m. Saturday.

She was a first year Sociology major at Cal Poly from Santa Rosa.

Her family has been notified.  Her death is under investigation.