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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Thursday May 24th, 2012 :: 09:26 a.m. PDT

UPDATE -Body of Deceased Newborn Baby Found in Strawberry Field-Camarillo area

Nature of Incident: UPDATE -Body of Deceased Newborn Baby Found in Strawberry Field
Report Number: 12-11368
Location: 3200 block of Central Avenue - Unincorporated Ventura County
Date & Time: May 21, 2012 @ 9:30 a.m.
Unit Responsible: Sheriff's Homicide Unit
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (D)ecedent City of Residence Age
(V) Unknown Unknown ------

Sheriff’s Homicide investigators are seeking the public’s help in the death of the newborn baby discovered on Monday, May 21st near Camarillo.

Primary concern at this time is the physical and psychological well-being of the mother in this case. There were indications the mother delivered what is described as a full term fetus at the scene. Investigators are particularly interested in people who know of someone whose pregnancy may have ended mysteriously over the weekend with no sign of a baby.

The case is being handled as a homicide. Anyone with information can call Sheriff’s Homicide Detective Jose Lopez at (805) 384-4723 or (805) 797-7118.

Ventura County Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime. The caller may remain anonymous. The call is not recorded. Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

Deputy Preparing Media Release: Captain Don Aguilar
Media Release Date: May 23, 2012
Follow-Up Contact: Captain Don Aguilar (805) 797-7349
Approved by: Captain Melissa Smith


Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93009

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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