Ventura County

Human remains found at rural encampment near Ojai

Identity unclear at this time

OJAI, Calif. - The remains of a deceased person were found late Wednesday night near a rural encampment in the Ojai Valley near Camp Comfort.

Detectives with the Ventura County Sheriff's Office checked the area after receiving information of a deceased person near the encampment.

Detectives located the camp and discovered human remains in the area. The remains were collected by the Ventura County Coroner's Office .

Details about the deceased person, including gender or age, are unclear at this time.  

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death is under way..

Anyone with information about the deceased person is encouraged to call Detective Jose Lopez at (805) 384-4723 or Detective Ron Chips at (805) 384-4737.

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