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Man Behind Bars For Fatal Stabbing In Ventura County


One man is dead, and a second is behind bars following a fight on the South Coast.

Oxnard Police were called to the 3700 block of Saviers Road Saturday morning by reports of a disturbance.  They found Cory Smith on the ground with a stab wound.  The 25-year-old Oxnard man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers at the scene identified Cody Washington of Oxnard as a suspect.  After questioning by detectives, the 43-year-old man was arrested on a murder charge.  There’s no word yet on what led to the fatal confrontation.