TAFT, Calif. - A Taft man was found dead inside his jail cell, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
The KCSO said Stephen Merry was found dead at around 10:10 a.m. on Sunday.
The KCSO also said an examination will be scheduled.
Down Syndrome Awareness Walk
Kern County residents also want to raise awareness for people with down syndrome.
Many families participated in MS Walk
Families came together to raise funds and awareness for multiple sclerosis or MS.
Veterinarians offer free pet exams
This weekend's perfect weather gave people reason to visit Oaks Pet Hospital as officials hosted a special clinic for animals.
Red Cross launches Team Firestopper
Another major concern impacting Kern County and the rest of the country are house fires.