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Kern County Sheriff's Office investigating remains found in South Bakersfield drainage sump

Posted at 9:59 PM, Oct 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-13 00:59:55-04

The Kern County Sheriff's Office says they are investigating human remains that were found in South Bakersfield Friday evening. 

KCSO says just after 6:15 p.m. Friday evening they were dispatched to a drainage sump near Mahoney Drive and Southgate Drive. They say a person discovered what appeared to be human remains. Deputies arrived on scene and confirmed the remains found were human. 

Homicide detectives were called in and have now taken over the investigation. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff's Office at 661-861-31110.