The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Dept. provided a description of a possible suspect in connection with the death of Vincent Velasquez, a 26-year old Santa Barbara resident who was fatally stabbed on the 6600 block of Abrego Road early Sunday morning.

According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Dept., authorities are searching for one suspect identified as a Hispanic male in his 20s between 5’7” and 5’9” with a weight of 150 to 185 pounds. The suspect is believed to have short hair and some facial hair and was wearing a long-sleeve, button-up checkered shirt and dark pants when the crime occurred. Detectives are also looking for a heavyset Hispanic female with dark hair who was believed to be in the company of the suspect.

The Sheriff’s Dept. urges anyone with information related to the case to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at (805) 681-4150 or the Sheriff’s Anonymous Tip Line at (805) 681-4171. There is also an Anonymous Tips and Information page on the Sheriff’s website at