Detectives investigate death of a 2-year-old in east Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A 2-year-old died in east Bakersfield Monday morning, and detectives are investigating the cause.

Kern County Sheriffs said they got a call at about 3:15 a.m.

When they got to the home in the 1700 block of Jefferson Street, they found a little boy unresponsive. and began performing CPR.

He was transported to KMC and pronounced dead at 6:42 a.m.

An autopsy will be scheduled to determine exactly how he died.

If anyone has information, they are asked to call the sheriff's office at 661-861-3110.

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