One ID'd in double homicide in NW Bakersfield

Posted at 10:11 AM, May 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-02 13:23:11-04

The Kern County Sheriff Coroner's Office has identified one of the two people killed in a double homicide over the weekend.

48 year-old Christopher Higginbotham was found deceased on Lily Pad Ct. in Northwest Bakersfield on April 30th. 

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BPD confirms the two suspects killed were married, the biological mother and stepfather of the suspect.

Higgenbotham's step-son, Derek Connell, will appear in court on Tuesday.

A postmortem examination will be scheduled to determine the cause and manner of death.