KCSO discovers skeletal remains in desert area near Jacks Ranch Road

Posted at 7:11 PM, Jan 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-21 22:11:33-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — On Thursday, around 12:15 p.m., Kern County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the desert area near Jacks Ranch Road and West Ridgecrest Boulevard regarding a report of skeletal remains being located.

Detectives responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.

Further investigation is pending confirmation by the Kern County Coroner's Office that the remains are human.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Sheriff's Office at (661)861-3110 or the Secret Witness line at (661)322-4040.