News release - 12/18/2011

Published 12/19/2011 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT  Suspicious death investigation
DATE/TIME  December 17, 2011 at 8:11 p.m.
LOCATION  3100 block of Paula Street, Oxnard
VICTIM  Male (name withheld pending notification of next of kin)
SUSPECT  Unknown
PREPARED BY  Mónica Muñoz
CONTACT  Mónica Muñoz, Community Affairs Manager / PIO
(805) 385-7631

On December 17, 2011 at about 8 p.m., Oxnard PD received a call from medical services personnel requesting our assistance with an injured man found in the backyard of a residence in the 3100 block of Paula Street.
Paramedics gave medical aid to the man and transported him to St. John’s Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. This case is being investigated as a suspicious death. The autopsy by the Ventura County Medical Examiner is pending. The victim’s name will not be released until his next of kin have been notified.
If anyone has information about this incident, they are encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740 or Detective Bob Eckman at (805) 385-7650. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You may also visit to submit a tip via text or email.



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