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KCSO investigating homicide in South Bakersfield

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Posted at 4:38 PM, Jan 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-28 19:38:47-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Coroner has identified the victim of a homicide in South Bakersfield on Sunday, January 27.

According to deputies, 25-year-old Jose Ramon Deleon was found down near 1600 Mint Street with traumatic injuries and died at the scene. A postmortem examination will be conducted to determine his cause and manner of death.

Deputies say they are investigating this as a homicide.