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Funeral arrangements for 2-year-old boy set for May 9th

Posted at 3:12 PM, Apr 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-04 14:30:20-04

The funeral service for Ramon Angel Reyes-Chavez has been scheduled for May 9th, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Greenlawn Cemetery located on Panama Ln. 

The Kern County Coroner said Monday that two-year-old Ramon Angel Reyes-Chavez, who was found in the Kern River Canyon last week, died from blunt force trauma.

Reyes-Chavez was found near Democrat Hot Springs near the Kern River, according to the coroner's release. 

A postmortem examination revealed the two-year-old's manner of death was homicide. 

The mother of the toddler, 19-year-old Ayled Chavez, was arrested on Thursday, April 26th and booked on charges of murder, felony child abuse, and conspiracy. 

Police said the mother's boyfriend, Kaleb Kessinger, led police on a manhunt and was arrested on Friday, April 27th. 

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