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Suspect identified in deadly Central Bakersfield stabbing

Posted at 4:33 PM, May 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-07 19:34:41-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department has identified 26-year-old Martin Manuel Flores as the suspect wanted in connection to a deadly stabbing in Central Bakersfield Thursday morning.

According to BPD, police received a call around 12:45 a.m. from someone saying a woman was running down a street, screaming that someone had been stabbed.

When police showed up to the home in the area of T Street and Brundage Lane, they found a man with at least one stab wound.

He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Flores described as a Hispanic man with black hair, brown eyes, standing 5-foot 7-inches tall, and weighing 180 lbs.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call BPD at (661) 327-7111.