Fatal shark attack in Santa Barbara

Updated: October 22, 2010, 5:39 PM ET
By Jon Coen | ESPN Action Sports

It has been confirmed that a bodyboarder was the victim of a fatal shark attack at the break known as "Surf Beach," in Santa Barbara County this morning. The Santa Barbara County Coroner was still down at the beach this afternoon.

According to information released by Vandenberg Air Force Base, which has jurisdiction over this area, three beaches -- Surf Beach, Wall and Minuteman have been closed for 72 hours. The name of the victim has not been released, but the Santa Maria Times ...

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