Woman hiker found dead near Circle X

This story was updated at 11:11 a.m. Aug. 8, 2019 to add the name of the victim.

A 72-year-old Oxnard woman was found dead at a popular hiking spot in the Santa Monica Mountains Tuesday afternoon.

Police received a call around 2:35 p.m. that a hiker had become separated from her three hiking companions while travelling the Grotto Trail off Yerba Buena Road near Circle X Ranch. Police located the body, later identified as Pamela Vigil, and paramedics performed CPR but the woman was pronounc...

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