Kern County Sheriff's Office investigating homicide in Lamont, probable cause released

LAMONT, Calif. - (UPDATE: October 11, 2018) KCSO Deputies were called to a residence in Lamont around 2:22 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9 where they found a man, Fidel Rosario Osorio Vaquero, on the ground next to the front door of a trailer in the back of a home.

The victim had multiple injuries to his head and had lost a large amount of blood. According to court documents, a large metal pipe was found near him, with what deputies said was blood on it.

Court documents show that medical treatment was performed, but the victim died at the scene.

Video surveillance shows the victim arriving with another man at 2:07 p.m. and the second man leaving. Officials say that Joseline Valerie Rodriguez later left the residence.

Officials said that the investigation shows Rodriguez lived at the trailer with the victim. Rodriguez was detained at the scene.

According to the probable cause report, under Miranda, Rodriguez admitted to investigators that she hit him several times with the large metal pipe, killing him.

Rodriguez's arraignment is scheduled for October 18.

(UPDATE Oct. 10, 2018 8:15 p.m.)

The Kern County Sheriff's Office has arrested 27-year-old Joseline Rodriguez of Lamont for the murder of 58-year-old Fidel Rosario Osorio Vaquero. 

On Tuesday afternoon KCSO responded to the 7700 block of Florence St. in Lamont for reports of an assault. 

Officials said when they arrived on scene they found Vaquero with "traumatic injuries". Officials said crews attempted to save Vaquero, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Homicide detectives were called in to take over the investigation and detained Rodriguez for questioning before ultimately arresting her.

Rodriguez is currently being held without bail and is expected to be in court in Lamont on Thursday. 

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