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KHSD announces death of Vista West High School student

Posted at 3:44 PM, Jan 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-07 18:48:27-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern High School District announced the death of a Vista West High School student on Monday.

The district released a statement saying that they are devoting considerable efforts to help students and staff grieve and deal with the loss. In the statement, the district named the student as Anthony Spence.

The full statement can be found below.

The KHSD community and Vista West High School are grieving the loss of Vista West student, Anthony Spence. We are devoting considerable efforts to helping our students and staff deal with this loss and we extend our sincere sympathies to the family. Grief counselors are on campus today and their services are available to all students and staff during this difficult time.

KHSD has not said what led to the students death.