Woman found dead on hillside in Wofford Heights

Name of woman being withheld until positive ID

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - An autopsy is scheduled for a woman who was found dead on a hillside in Wofford Heights on Sunday evening.

On July 21, at about 6:15 p.m., deputies with the Kern County Sheriff's Office went to to a neighborhood in Wofford Heights regarding a possible dead body. When deputies arrived they were directed to a hillside in the 200 block of Chapo Drive.

When deputies arrived to the hillside, they confirmed there was a dead body. Detectives were then called out and an investigation began.

Due to the condition of the remains, the body has no positive identity; however, officials have deemed the body as 'Jane Doe'.

An autopsy is scheduled for later this week to determine the cause and manner of her death.

If anyone has information on this case they are asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 861-3110 or Secret Witness at 322-4040. Anonymous tips can be sent via text to TIP411 (847477). Just type 'KCSO' before the message.

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