Kern County Sheriff's Office investigating fetus found in dumpster in Oildale

Posted at 11:08 AM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 20:24:33-04

The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a deceased fetus was found in a dumpster.

According to the KCSO, at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, deputies were dispatched to the area of Dalea Street and Meadow Grove Court in Oildale. Officials told 23ABC that a person rummaging through the dumpster discovered the fetus and made the call to 911.

Detectives determined that the fetus was disposed of in a dumpster several day ago in the 700 block of Meadow Grove Court.

It has not been determined at this time who put the fetus in the dumpster and the investigation is ongoing.

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