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Family still searching for answers three years after son's death

Posted at 12:04 AM, Apr 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-29 03:07:00-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — It’s been three years since the death of 19-year-old Marcus DeLouth, Jr., but his family is still looking for answers.

In December 2016, DeLouth, Jr. accompanied a friend to a party in Arvin, but never made it back home to Bakersfield and was shot to death, found in the early morning on the 700 block of Meyer Street.

His loved ones gathered at Greenlawn Cemetery on Sunday evening for what would have been DeLouth, Jr.’s 22nd birthday.

If you have any information on his death, you're urged to call Arvin Police at 661-854-5583. You can also remain anonymous by calling a Secret Witness line at 661-322 4040.