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Kern County Sheriff's Office identifies woman killed in assault

Posted at 1:15 AM, Sep 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-29 16:38:49-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Sheriff's Office has identified a woman who died on September 29th in Weldon. According to the KCSO, 35-year-old Nicole Breann Welch of Piute Mountain Road died after a physical altercation.

The cause and manner of her death are still under investigation.

Around 6:40 p.m. on September 29th, KCSO deputies were called out to 5500 Piute Mountain Road on reports of an assault. When they arrived, fire and medical personnel were already on-scene performing life-saving measures. However, Welch was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call KCSO at 861-3110.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information becomes available.