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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Thursday January 26th, 2017 :: 04:10 p.m. PST


Ojai News Story Death Investigation

Nature of Incident: Death Investigation
Report Number: 2017-10942
Location: Rural encampment near Camp Comfort, Ojai Valley
Date & Time: 01-25-17/1145 hours
Unit(s) Responsible: Sheriff’s Major Crimes
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(D) Unidentified Unknown Unk.
On 1-25-17, detectives with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office followed up on information of a possible deceased person located in a rural encampment near Camp Comfort. Detectives located the camp and, upon further investigation, confirmed human remains were present. The remains were collected by the Ventura County Coroner’s Office. At this time, the identity of the deceased is unknown and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death is ongoing.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call Det. Jose Lopez at (805) 384-4723 or Det. Ron Chips at (805) 384-4737.
Prepared by: Detective Jose Lopez  
News Release Date: 1-26-2017  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Jose Lopez (805) 384-4723
Approved by: Capt. Melissa Smith  

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93009

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Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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