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Dead body found near Ventura River

KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.

March 20, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body washed up on the shore near the Ventura River on Sunday.

Ventura police and state park rangers received a report of a nude body along the river at the Pacific Ocean about 12:30 p.m.

Officials said they have not yet identified the man or how he died.

An ongoing investigation, which includes an autopsy, will determine the cause of death and identify the victim.