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Body Of Man Found In South Coast Alley

Someone made a grim find in a South Coast alley.

A passerby spotted the battered body of a man on the 800 block of Cooper Road in Oxnard at about 5:30 Friday morning.

Paramedics were called, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Oxnard Police say he was in his mid-20’s. His name hasn’t been released yet.

An autopsy is pending. It’s the ninth murder this year in Oxnard.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.