KCSO: Man found shot, dead in a field near Highway 43 and Whisler Road
Last Updated: 77 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Deputies from the Kern County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a field on the southeast corner of Highway 43 and Whisler Road regarding a victim of a gunshot at about 12:20 a.m. Sunday, according to officials from the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies found Arnoldo Montemayor deceased in the field, officials said.
Montemayor’s work vehicle had been stolen, officials said.
The vehicle was located a short time later on Sherwood Avenue just east of Driver Road. The vehicle was unoccupied and had been involved in a traffic accident, officials said.
Based on evidence located at the scenes it appeared Montemayor was the victim of a homicide, officials said.
The investigation is ongoing.
If anybody has information on this case they are asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or Secret Witness at 661-322-4040. Anonymous text tips can be sent to TIP411 (847411). Just type the keyword “KCSO” prior to the message.
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