Body found last week in the lake

Members of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office recovered a body and a gun from Westlake Lake last week in what appeared to be a suicide-related death.
A sheriff’s department dive team searched the lake for several hours on the evening of July 17 after the body of an adult male was recovered from the water earlier in the evening. Around 10:50 p.m., divers pulled a handgun from the lake.
It’s believed the man took his own life, Capt. Denise Sliva said.
At about 5:30 p.m. deputies went to a home o...

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