Police: Woman found dead was strangled
Oxnard police open homicide investigation
Police said a suspicious death over the weekend turned out to be a homicide.
The Ventura County medical examiner said a woman found in an alley was strangled. Her body was found near the 1300 block of E Street Saturday night.
With the help of fingerprints, she was identified as Pamela Sue Silva. The 42-year old had relatives in Ventura, but she did not have a permanent home.
This is the third homicide in Oxnard this year.
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