Death of 19-Year-Old at Lake Piru Under Investigation

On Thursday, December 23rd at 3:40pm, Ventura County Sheriff’s and Fire Department responded to a call at Lake Piru’s Recreation area. A 19-year-old male was reportedly not breathing and despite efforts to save him, he was reported dead at the scene. The cause of death is unknown, but not considered to be suspicious and no signs of foul play. The cause of death will be determined by the county medical examiner.