Goleta, Calif. – Sheriff’s detectives are confirming the identity of the person of interest who was subsequently arrested for homicide on Carson Avenue in Goleta. The suspect, 42-year-old Marino Luis Diaz from Goleta, was arrested at 7:51 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1, 2023, for murder. He is being held without bail.
This investigation remains ongoing and detectives plan to share additional information when it becomes available. Anyone with information to assist investigators is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division by calling (805)681-4150. If you prefer to remain anonymous, you can provide information by calling our tip line at (805)681-4171 or SBSheriff.org. Sheriff’s detectives will share additional updates as they become available.