Man found dead in parking lot of Flying J Travel Plaza near Shafter

Man suffered from obvious trauma


A man was found dead at a truck stop near Shafter, Saturday afternoon.

On Dec. 29, at about 4 p.m., deputies went to the Flying J Travel Plaza on Zachary Avenue regarding an injured man.  

When officials arrived they said they found a 31-year-old Prabhjot Singh dead in the parking lot suffering from obvious trauma. 

Officials said the man has not been identified and an autopsy will be scheduled to determine cause of death. 

The investigation is ongoing.

If anyone has information, 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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