Death at Lake Casitas believed to be suicide

Misty Volaski, Ojai Valley News editor
An 87-year-old man was found dead at Lake Casitas Monday evening after a search that included helicopters and divers from the Ventura County Sheriff's Office (VCSO). According to Ojai Sgt. Kevin Donoghue, the death was an apparent suicide. Donoghue said VCSO divers "found the body beneath the boat … it was an apparent suicide. He had attached himself to the anchor line." Police are not releasing details about the man, except that he was from Oxnard and had health problems.

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