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Coroner identifies man found dead in Oildale, cause was meth overdose

Posted: 3:45 PM, Nov 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-01 18:45:32-04
Coroner identifies man found dead in Oildale, cause was meth overdose

The Kern County Coroner has identified the man found dead near 600 China Grade Loop on September 20. 

According to deputies, 57-year-old Michael John was found deceased just after noon on September 20. A postmortem examination was completed and the cause of death was methamphetamine intoxication and the manner is undetermined.