- Associated Press - Thursday, March 27, 2014

SANTA PAULA, Calif. (AP) - Ventura County sheriff’s officials say a body has been found in rough terrain in a popular hiking area of Los Padres National Forest.

The Ventura County Star reports (https://bit.ly/1jyEqiE) the body was discovered Wednesday evening near the Punch Bowl section of Santa Paula Canyon.

Officials say the gender of the body wasn’t immediately known, and it’s unclear whether the person died as a result of a hiking accident or a homicide.

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Information from: Ventura County Star, https://venturacountystar.com

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