Detectives searching for Santa Ynez homicide suspect


Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s detectives are searching for a suspect who allegedly killed a man in Santa Ynez early Saturday morning.

Shortly before 4 a.m., a 911 caller reported an emergency in the 1000 block of Jason Way in Santa Ynez. Deputies arrived at the scene and found an adult male victim, who later died at the scene.

The 26-year-old suspect, who deputies identified, fled before deputies arrived. Deputies are searching for the suspect.

Authorities are currently withholding the identities of both the victim and the suspect.