Stabbing at 1000 block of 33rd Street leaves one man dead

Connie Vaughn was arrested on charges of murder

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - One person is dead after a stabbing in Central Bakersfield on Saturday night.

On Saturday, May 17, 2014 at around 6:40 p.m., the Bakersfield Police Department responded to a possible stabbing at a residence in the 1,000 block of 33rd Street. Moments later, the BPD received a separate call from Hall Ambulance requesting emergency assistance where they were able to find the victim of the stabbing on 34th Street and San Dimas Street. The victim, 53-year-old Dwayne Lewis was taken to Kern Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

The BPD then went back to the 1,000 block of 33rd Street and spoke with 48-year-old Connie Vaughn. Police say Vaughn and Lewis were dating.

Vaughn was taken by the BPD and later booked into the Kern County Jail on charges of murder.

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327 -7111. 

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