Ventura suspicious death investigation underway


The Ventura Police Department received a call just after 9 a.m. Sunday regarding a possible battery victim in the 1700 block of South Victoria Avenue.

Officers responded to that location. The victim, who was only identified as a transient, was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of death is not yet known.

Anyone with information about this case was asked to contact Ventura police at (805) 339-4441.

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