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Local law enforcement investigating body found around the Westside Parkway

Kern County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Patrol Car (FILE)
Posted at 8:27 PM, Sep 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-16 15:28:21-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Both the Bakersfield Police Department and Kern County Sheriff's Office received calls of a body hanging from the Westside Parkway at Mohawk St. around 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

There is a picture circulating social media of the scene.

BPD officials confirmed it was a suicide, however details are limited and they continue to investigate.

This is a developing story.