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Bakersfield Police Department searching for a vehicle possibly connected to the death of a woman outside Tommy’s Liquors

Posted at 11:23 AM, Oct 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-08 14:49:30-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department released a picture of a vehicle that may be connected to the death of a woman outside of Tommy’s Liquors on October 5th. According to a statement from the BPD, the are referring to the incident as a homicide.

A woman's body was found near the liquor store on 2500 S. Chester Avenue just after 7 a.m. Saturday morning. The victim was later identified as Sara Marie Bustamante.

The vehicle is described as a 2011-2016 White Ford Focus 4-door hatchback.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Cason at (661) 326-3868 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.