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Five From Ventura, Santa Barbara Counties Now Confirmed Dead As A Result Of Las Vegas Attack

Family members and friends say Derrick "Bo" Taylor of Oxnard, and Denise Cohen of Carpinteria are among those who died in the Las Vegas shooting rampage

The shock over the Las Vegas rampage continues to hit home in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, with word that four more people from our region are among the dead, bringing the local total to five.

Susan Smith of Simi Valley was a popular school staff member who leaves behind a husband, and two adult children.

Family members and friends confirmed the deaths of Denise Cohen of Carpinteria and Derrick “Bo” Taylor of Oxnard. Cohen and Taylor had two sons each.

Relatives also confirmed the deaths of Keri Galvan of Thousand Oaks, and Chris Hazencomb of Camarillo. Galvan was a wife, and mother of three children who worked at a Thousand Oaks restaurant. Hazencomb worked at a Wal-Mart in Camarillo.

Some of the more than 500 who were hurt are also from the South Coast.

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. 
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