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KCSO confirms human remains were located near a creek in Oildale Saturday

Posted at 3:36 PM, Mar 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 19:45:19-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — On Saturday, Kern County Sheriff's deputies found human remains in a creek in Oildale.

According to the KCSO, deputies responded to a call of suspected human remains found near the 2100 Block of Harrison Drive at around 11:40 am. The remains were found near a creek in a field and were determined to be human.

Homicide detectives have assumed the investigation.

The coroner will determine the identity of the remains, as well as the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information on the person’s identity or additional information is encouraged to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or they can remain anonymous on the Secret Witness Line at 661-322-4040. Case# 2020-0044603