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Oxnard man found dead inside home; teenager arrested

A Google Maps image indicates the location of a home in the 1100 block of South L Street in Oxnard where a man was found dead on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. (Google Maps)

October 27, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
An Oxnard teenager was arrested Sunday after a man was found dead inside an Oxnard residence Saturday night.

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.