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Kern County Sheriff's Office investigating the "suspicious" death of a child in Lake Isabella

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Posted at 9:12 AM, Jan 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-31 13:34:41-05

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (KERO) — The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating what they're calling the "suspicious death" of a child in Lake Isabella.

According to the sheriff's office, deputies were called to the 1900 block of Bernie Drive near Hinson Street at around 9 a.m. Saturday morning. Deputies found a child not breathing inside the home and despite life-saving efforts, the child died at the scene.

KCSO determined the death suspicious and homicide detectives took over the investigation.

Ashley Saffell (age 27) and Jeffrey Sullins (age 29) were arrested for felony child endangerment.

Anyone with information is asked to call KCSO at 661-861-3110.