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Coroner identifies victim of Downtown stabbing

Posted at 6:06 PM, Feb 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-25 21:51:47-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Coroner identified the victim of a stabbing in Downtown Bakersfield on February 16.

According to officials, 32-year-old Michael Adam Morales was assaulted by another person in the area of 1500 Wall Street and died at the scene.

A postmortem examination was conducted and the cause of death was a stab wound and the manner was a homicide.