Jose Ochoa, Popular Radio DJ, Found Dead

Popular Power 94 DJ “The Mix Master” Jose Ochoa, 35, of Redding, was found deceased at his residence.

The circumstances surrounding his death did not appear suspicious and foul play is not suspected.

It is believed at this time that Ochoa’s death may be medically related. The case is currently under investigation and a cause of death will be determined following a medical examination by the Shasta County Coroner’s Office on 12-31-12.

From press release.



-from press release
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11 Responses

  1. Avatar Lisa says:

    jose – you will be missed. heaven is dancing for sure now as you spin your music for all the angels.

  2. Avatar Cheri says:

    You will be missed. I loved your mixes on the radio…and remember you saying show love, be love…thank you for the gifts you gave Redding, Ca.

    • Avatar 2r says:

      <3…Some people make a Loving and lasting Impression,I can see and understand how this man touched many souls thru his music.. Very healing in itself..and Maybe his reason for being..Blessings and Godspeed Jose.~2r's

  3. Avatar Julie Scribner says:

    RIP Jose~ your mixes will live on forever in the hearts of your fans!!

  4. Avatar Nichole Clemente says:

    Oh man…. I'll miss you Jose! I've listened to you for a long time. Always a pleasure. I'm so so sad this happened…Condolences to your family.

  5. Avatar Gino says:

    I will like to set up a fund with his wife. For your new baby ! I rember how happy he was about every thing that was starting and for what you guys had . This guy Jose lived a clean life ! You never know when your card will be pulled Rip . I will start the fund with $500.00 . Lets make it grow !!

    • Avatar Kelly says:

      Jose is survived by his wife Monica, his infant son and 3 step children whom he loved as his own. Jose was never the type to ask for anything, and I have actually seen him give his last $20 to family and friends more than once, however we are going to ask you to pray about donating to his memorial fund for his family.

      This fund will be set up on Wednesday the 2nd and you will easily be able to donate online, mail, or directly at the bank we have chosen for this fund. 100% of all donations will go to Monica & their 4 children. For those of you that cannot wait until Wednesday – you can text for information on how to give earlier than Wednesday, and for everyone else we will have an updated link for this fund on Wednesday. Stay tuned for public memorial service information..

      For donations before Wednesday – text 530-510-7831

      For more info, please like the Jose Ochoa's Legacy Facebook page at

      • Thank you for the information, Kelly. Feel free to keep us posted with new information.

        • Avatar Kelly says:

          The Jose Ochoa Legacy Fund is now set up to receive donations! 100% of all proceeds will be donated to Jose's wife and 4 children.

          The best way to donate is to go to any US Bank branch and to ask about "Jose Ochoa's Legacy Fund" and you can donate there.

          For those of you that cannot make it or you are out of town you can go online to make donations at, or if you plan on being at the memorial service on Saturday @ 11 AM, located @ the Civic Auditorium, you can donate there as well.

          You can also mail cards or donations to the following:

          2205 Hilltop Dr #143

          Redding, CA 96002

          Please make checks payable to "Jose Ochoa's Legacy Fund"

          From all of us at Power 94, we thank you for your kind thoughts, prayers, condolences and donations from the bottom of our hearts!

  6. Avatar Liz says:

    Jose was a kind, sweet man- many folks may not know that he worked with the disabled this past year assisting with music appreciation and was so loved by the people he cared for. Jose, dear man, you will be forever missed. Rest in peace.

  7. Avatar name says:

    Is there a website or source where one can listen to some of his mixes? I hope that they saved a lot of his work somehow…