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KCSO requesting assistance in 2016 murder investigation

Posted at 4:57 PM, Mar 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-19 19:57:07-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Sheriff's Office Homicide Unit is requesting community assistance in a murder investigation from July 2016.

According to investigators, 18-year-old Dejon Nellium was shot and killed in the area of 2000 South J Street in Bakersfield. At the time, the homicide unit began an investigation and while leads have been investigated, no arrests have been made for the murder.

Anyone with information related to the case is asked to contact KCSO at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness line at (661) 322-4040.