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Suspicious death investigation underway after man found dead in field

Posted: 9:27 PM, Mar 26, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-27 11:55:04-04

LAMONT, Calif. — A suspicious death investigation is underway in Lamont after a man was found dead in a field.

KCSO says officials were called to the 6900 block of Di Giorgio Road just before 6:30 p.m. on March 26. Officials say people in the area were walking when they found a man in the field near Di Giorgio.

When deputies arrived, they located a man found dead in a field.

KCSO says the man's death was determined to be suspicious, and homicide detectives were called out to the scene. KCSO says at this time, the cause and manner of the man's death are unknown.

KCSO says the identity of the man will be withheld pending notification by the Kern County Coroner's Office.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness Line at 661-322-4040.