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BPD: Possible suicide after man found dead in same home where hours-old baby boy was buried

Posted at 9:44 AM, Mar 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-07 20:42:55-05

BPD is investigating a possible suicide after a man was found dead at the same home where an hours-old baby boy was buried last week.

Around 8:56 a.m., BPD says they received a call for a possible suicide. When officers arrived, BPD says they found a man dead in the home located in 5200 block of Shining Crag Avenue in Southwest Bakersfield.

Last week, two people were arrested and charged after an hours-old baby boy was found buried in the backyard of a home. Beant Kaur Dhillon, 43, was arrested for murder and felony child abuse. Jagsir Singh, 47, was arrested in connection with the investigation for felony child abuse, and conspiracy.

According to BPD, 23-year-old Bakhshinderpal Singh Mann is wanted for his involvement in the murder of an infant. BPD says Mann has an outstanding arrest warrant for conspiracy and acting as an accessory to a felony after the fact. According to the Kern County District Attorney's Office, Mann has been charged with felony accessory to murder.

Neighbors say Singh has not been seen in the past few days.

This is a developing story. We will update you as more information becomes available.