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Coroner: 43-year-old woman pulled from canal died from drowning

Posted at 10:00 AM, Aug 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-13 17:48:06-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County coroner identified 43-year-old Sarah Anne Meyers as the body found in a canal on California Avenue last month.

Officials said they received a call around 7:15 a.m. on August 22 that a body was in the water just north of California Avenue and east of P Street.

According to the coroner, Meyers cause of death is drowning with contributing factors.