Oxnard man found dead inside home; teenager arrested

OXNARD, Calif.

Oxnard police responded to the 1100 block of South L Street around 10:50 p.m. regarding a suspicious death. When they arrived, officers found the 49-year-old man dead inside the residence. His name was not released pending notification of next of kin.

Investigators determined the man was the victim of a homicide, police said. A 17-year-old Oxnard resident was determined to be a suspect and was arrested.

A motive was not immediately determined, but police said they do not believe the homicide was a random act. The cause of death was not released.

Anyone with information about the case was asked to contact Detective Ken Tougas at (805) 200-5669 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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