Suspected murderer scheduled to make first court appearance Thursday

Accused of killing unidentified woman

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A suspected murderer is behind bars and awaiting his first court appearance Thursday afternoon.

Eddie Rivas, 20, is being held without bail and charged with the murder of an unidentified woman.

Neighbors tell 23ABC they smelled a foul odor coming from a garage on Vista Street in East Bakersfield.  They called Kern County Sheriff's deputies, who found the woman's body.

An autopsy is scheduled Thursday to determine her identity and how she died.

Print this article Back to Top