MAN'S BODY FOUND IN HARBOR.Byline: Sylvia L. Oliande Daily News Staff Writer
An unidentified man was found dead Friday among the boat slips in the Channel Islands harbor area The Harbor Area is the area along the Port of Los Angeles. It contains neighborhoods of Los Angeles (including Wilmington & San Pedro). Los Angeles City neighborhoods in the Harbor Area
Ventura County Senior Deputy Coroner Craig Stevens Craig Stevens is the name of several people including:
``People living there looked out at an adjoining slip and saw what appeared to be a body,'' Stevens said. The Ventura County Sheriff's Department The Ventura County Sheriff's Department (VCSD) provides law enforcement for the unincorporated areas of Ventura County, California, USA, as well as several cities within the county. The cities that VCSD serves are Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Ojai, and Thousand Oaks. , the Coast Guard and the Harbor Patrol responded to the residents' 911 call.
The man was described as white, 55 to 65 years old, 5 feet 7 inches and about 200 pounds. He was wearing maroon maroon, term for a fugitive slave in the 17th and 18th cent. in the West Indies and Guiana, or for a descendant of such slaves. They were called marron by the French and cimarrón by the Spanish. sweat pants, a matching shirt and green socks.
Stevens said the man also wore prescription sunglasses sunglasses A tinted pair of glasses used to ↓ light arriving at the eye, which are labeled according to the amount of UV light blocked; nonprescription glasses are classified according to use and amount of UV radiation blocked
Sunglasses , a herringbone-shaped necklace necklace: see jewelry. and a Timex digital watch on his left wrist. He had no identification.
Authorities said there were no visible signs of external injuries to the body, which they estimate had been in the water for eight to 10 hours before it was found.
Sheriff's officials said they had no missing persons reports matching the man's description.
Stevens said an autopsy is scheduled for today to determine how the man died, but it is being treated initially as an accidental drowning.
``We're hoping someone comes forward to identify him,'' Stevens said.