News release - 11/15/2012

Published 11/15/2012 (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 Circumstances 
DATE/TIME: 11/15/12, 9:39 a.m. 
LOCATION: 4th and D Streets, Oxnard 
PREPARED BY: Sgt David Villanueva, Major Crimes Sergeant, (805) 385-7763,
Det Gordon Currie, Major Crimes Unit, (805) 200-5682,

(OXNARD, Calif) At 9:39 a.m., November 15, 2012, the Oxnard Police Department responded to a report of possible human remains in the area of 4th and D Streets in Oxnard.  Detectives from the Oxnard Police Department responded and located what appeared to be an adult skull and jaw bone.  The bones appeared to be weathered, and did not appear to be from any recent event.  Along with the bones were several items indicating they came from an altar, such as a “Santa Muerte” shrine.  The bones were taken by the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office for identification purposes.  The other items were taken as evidence.  Detectives interviewed several persons in the area.  The investigation will continue by the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Oxnard Police Department Major Crimes Unit.

If anyone has information in regards to this event, are encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7650 or Detective Gordon Currie at (805) 200-5682. 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 can also visit the below site to submit a tip via text or email:
DATE / TIME PREPARED:  Nov 15, 2012, 3:25 p.m. 


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