Man identified in deadly Ridgecrest stabbing

Posted at 3:37 PM, Aug 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-03 18:37:46-04

The man that was stabbed to death at a party in Ridgecrest on July 30 has been identified, the Kern County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.

Deputies found Malik Jamal Mallett of Ridgecrest with a stab wound in his chest at 1566 W. Dolphin Street around 1:30 a.m.

Mallett, 21, was taken to Ridgecrest Hospital where he died from his injuries. 

Two other victims were also stabbed and were taken to the hospital. Their current conditions are unknown.

KCSO is still investigating this case.