Authorities have released the name of the man whose body was discovered last week in Mission Creek in downtown Santa Barbara.

The deceased was Jon Vreeland, 48, of Santa Barbara, according to Raquel Zick, spokeswoman for the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office.

Santa Barbara Police officers were dispatched shortly after 3 p.m. last Tuesday to an area of the creek near Anapamu Street, where Vreeland’s remains were discovered.

The cause of death was pending, Zick said Monday, and police previously indicated they do not believe any foul play was involved.

No further details were available. 

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