Bakersfield Police arrest man in connection to killings of two women

Posted at 2:08 PM, Oct 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-29 14:53:06-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Bakersfield Police Department arrested a 34-year-old man in connection to killings of two women.

One woman was found dead in the 300 block of Daniels Lane at about 8:55 a.m. on Oct. 12th, 2020, and another woman was found dead at about 1:23 a.m. July 26th in the 500 block of South Union Avenue, according to BPD.

According to BPD, a Bakersfield City Code Enforcement officer conducting a property clean-up discovered a woman dead in the 300 block of Daniels Street. 

BPD officers found the woman killed in the 500 block of South Union Avenue while responding to an assault call. She was later identified as 36-year-old Crystal Hernandez.

Adrian Angel Chavez, 34, of Bakersfield, was arrested at about 10:45 p.m. Wednesday in connection to two separate killings. He was arrested at an encampment in the area of Planz Park, 1600 Planz Road, without incident, said BPD.

Anyone with information regarding this case should call BPD at 661-327-7111.

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