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Kern County Sheriff's Office identify woman found dead in her home in Lamont

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Posted at 11:06 AM, Dec 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-16 19:48:23-05

UPDATE: The Kern County Sheriff's Office identified the woman found dead in her home in Lamont as 36-year-old Lorena Fernandez. She was found unresponsive and was declared dead at the scene.

A cause and manner of death have not been released pending a postmortem examination.

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


According to the Kern County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to the 8500 block of School Street where they found a woman dead in the home.

Due to suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of the 30-year-old woman, homicide detectives were called to the scene and an investigation is on-going.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness Line at 661-322-4040.