NewsCovering Kern County


Man found dead in Walker Basin home

Posted at 10:24 AM, Mar 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-03 13:24:00-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death Sunday morning after an elderly man was found dead in his home in Walker Basin.

According to KCSO, the coroner was called out to J Street near Caliente Bodfish Road for a report of a dead elderly man just before 5 p.m. on Saturday.

The coroner requested that the homicide unit respond. There is still no word yet on what may have caused the death.

Anyone with information is asked to call KCSO at 861-3110 or the Secret Witness Line at 322-4040.

This is a developing story and we will continue to bring you details as we learn more.