Man found dead along dirt road was shot

TEHACHAPI, Calif. - Officials from the Sheriff's office identified a man that was found dead on the side of a highway near Tehachapi.

Ricky Perez, 21, was shot multiple times, the coroner said. He was found a quarter mile southeast of the intersection of Highway 58 and Broome Road.

Perez, from Arvin, was located by an employee of Loop Ranch at about 8:05 a.m., officials said.



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