ISLA VISTA, Calif. - The young woman found dead on the beach near UCSB has been identified.
Her body was discovered in the water near Campus Point early Saturday morning.
She is 18-year-old Giselle Esme Ayala of Santa Rosa. Ayala attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department says Ayala was in Isla Vista with a group of friends for the spring break party known as Deltopia.
Her friends reported her missing around 7 p.m. on Saturday night. She was last seen Friday night around 11 p.m.
Her death is still under investigation.