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Coroner ID's man found dead inside apartment

Posted: 12:24 PM, Jan 23, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-23 15:34:38-05

The Kern County Coroner's Office has identified the man who was found dead inside of an apartment on the 1000 Blk. of Monterey St. on January 22nd.

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The man was identified as 52-year old Robert Sierra.

Coroner officials said that a  postmortem examination is scheduled to determine cause and manner of death.  

Investigators are treating this death as a homicide  and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.