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

Posted at 3:45 PM, Nov 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-01 18:45:32-04

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.