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BPD investigating suspicious death after body is found in riverbed near Riverview Park

Posted at 7:10 AM, Aug 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-15 12:50:52-04

The Bakersfield Police Department is investigating what it's calling a suspicious death after a body was found in a riverbed Wednesday.

According to BPD, officers were called to the riverbed near Riverview Park off Chester Avenue at about 5 p.m. Wednesday.

BPD said they found a man's body in the riverbed. His death is considered suspicious.