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Body, human bones found at Ventura County beaches

Ventura County investigators were seeking leads Monday regarding a body and human bones found on two beaches over the weekend.

The body was found Saturday floating in a pool of water where the Ventura River meets the Pacific Ocean. The body was that of a man, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and between 25 and 50 years old, the Ventura County medical examiner's office said.

The body had a tattoo on the left calf of a grim reaper with a purple cloak and baseball bat, said Michael Tellez, a deputy medical examiner. Another tattoo, "Rambo," was on the upper left chest.

Tellez said an official cause of death would not be determined until lab tests were returned.

At Faria Beach, meanwhile, a right femur and part of a right pelvis were also discovered Saturday. "People were camping out there and they saw it in the sand," Tellez said.

The bones are probably that of a female 5 feet 4 or taller and at least 45 years old, according to Tellez.

Anyone with information is asked to call the county medical  examiner's office at (805) 641-4400.

-- Robert J. Lopez

Video: KTLA

Comments () | Archives (9)


Terrible news. RIP, whoever you may be.

i lived in ventura for about 5 years and I have to say, there's some weird stuff that happens there. Who would have ever thought I am glad to have moved back to Los Angeles. Probably those hells angels there, just sayin'

Did they ever find that woman who mysteriously disappeared living in Silver Strand ages ago? She was petite.

So sorry for their famlies. May they rest in peace.

If I lived in Faria Beach, I would seriously consider moving. Nothing but negative news and bad vibes at this place in the last few years.

His name Bill Rambo. He used to live in NJ. I knew him very well. RIP BILL!

hardcore drugs make u crazy! stay away from them! i knew bill rambo and he didnt deserve to die that way.im still shocked about hearing this. may he rest in peace.and the tatto on his chest said ann marie rambo.that was his moms name.

Bill Rambo....RIP! My heart goes out to your family and friends!


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