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.
Fire erupts in Stallion Springs
Kern County Fire crews were able to contain a fire that erupted in Stallion Springs early Friday morning.
At least 1 killed in crash on Union & 58
A man was killed after his car hit a tree branch in East Bakersfield on Friday morning.
More than 2,500 without power in Wasco
Pacific Gas & Electric is working to find the cause of a power outage impacting thousands of residents in Wasco.
BFD could collect record number of fireworks
The Fourth of July holiday is just days away and while fire crews are set to crack down on illegal fireworks, some people are giving them up…