Ojai man dies after being pulled from ocean near Ventura

Perry Van Houten, Ojai Valley News reporter
An Ojai man rescued from the ocean in Ventura Aug. 4, died later at the hospital, the victim of an apparent drowning.
Rescuers were called shortly after 8 p.m. to a report of a body in the water off Marina Park in the Pierpont Beach area.
Duncan Van Lent, 66, was reportedly with friends at the beach and went swimming in the ocean when he went missing.
Lifeguards pulled Van Lent from the water and brought him to shore in cardiac arrest, according to Ventura Fire Department Battalion Chief Tony Hill.

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