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Coroner identifies body found in Delano vineyard as 15-year-old

Kern County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Patrol Car (FILE)
Posted at 11:41 AM, May 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-07 21:18:53-04

DELANO, Calif. — The Kern County Coroner’s Office identified the body found in a Delano vineyard Thursday morning as 15-year-old Angel Manuel Haro Villareal.

According to the Kern County Sheriff's Office, Villareal was found in a vineyard on Wallace Road and Cecil Avenue around 8 a.m. Officials said there were obvious signs of trauma to the body.

Homicide investigators were called to the scene.

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

This is a developing story. More information as it becomes available.