News release - 5/4/2013

Published 5/4/2013 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT:  Homicide
DATE/TIME:  05/04/13 0730 hours
LOCATION:  600 block of South “D” Street
VICTIM(S):  Names Withheld Pending Notification of Next of Kin
SUSPECT(S):  Unknown
PREPARED BY:  Sergeant Christopher Williams, 805-385-7763
 Detective Ken Tougas, 805-200-5669

 On 5/4/13 at approximately 0730 hours, officers were dispatched to the 600 block of South “D” Street to check the well-being of a two people in a vehicle. When officers arrived they located a female in her fifties and a male in late thirties. Both subjects had suffered a gunshot wound and were unresponsive. Both subjects were pronounced dead by emergency responders.
The victims’ names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Investigators are following up on several leads and motives at this time. The City of Oxnard offers a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspect(s) in homicide cases.
Investigators are encouraging anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Ken Tougas at (805) 200-5669. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit  to submit a tip via text or email.
DATE / TIME PREPARED:  05/04/13, 1700 Hours


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