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KCSO investigating homicide at Morning Drive and Edison Highway in East Bakersfield

Posted at 8:00 AM, Feb 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-14 11:58:42-05

UPDATE (8:57 a.m.): According to KCSO, deputies received a call around 7:15 a.m. of a man down in the area of Highway 184 and Morning Drive.

Deputies found a man with "obvious traumatic injuries". The case is now being investigated as a homicide.

KCSO officials say they're unsure if the man died at the location or at another area.

Roads in the area will be closed for at least a couple of hours, according to KCSO.


KCSO is investigating a homicide at Edison Highway and Morning Drive in East Bakersfield.

KCSO has closed the intersection to the public.

Public: Highway closed at intersection
Media stage east of morning on Edison Hwy

— Kern County Sheriff's Office (@KernCoSheriff) February 14, 2019

This is a developing story. We will update you as more information becomes available.