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Man Apparently Stabbed To Death On South Coast Now Being Identified

Authorities are now identifying a man who was apparently stabbed to death on the South Coast.

A bus driver found Rito Estrada at a bus stop at the corner of Main, and Ash Streets at about 7:30 Sunday morning. While an autopsy is still pending, the 51 year old man had several stab wounds. Officials with the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office say Estrada was a transient.

There’s no word on what might have led to the killing.

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.