Ventura County

Body found on agricultural property near Oxnard middle school

OXNARD, Calif. - A body was found near an Oxnard middle school late Wednesday morning.

According to the Ventura County Sheriff's Office, a report of a body found on agricultural property came in around 11:10 a.m.

The property is adjacent to Rio Del Valle Junior High School along North Rose Avenue at Corsicana Drive.

By 1 p.m. investigators were still at the scene trying to determine the circumstances and cause of death.

The investigation is in its early stages, but law enforcement say it is a male body.

The person was estimated to be around 50 to 60 years old. The person is still unidentified. 

Investigators are questioning farm workers and locals around the area. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Mike Marco at 805-384-0439.

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