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Victim of deadly stabbing in east Bakersfield identified

One man killed
Posted at 12:05 PM, Apr 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-16 11:57:42-04

UPDATE (April 15, 2018 3:28 P.M.) 

The Coroner's office has identified the victim in the deadly stabbing as 56-year-old David Harold McNutt.

The coroner examination confirmed that McNutt was stabbed by another person and died due to a stab wound to the chest.

Bakersfield Police is investigating a deadly stabbing in east Bakersfield Thursday afternoon.

The stabbing happened after an altercation on Baker and Sumner Streets just before noon, BPD said.

Police say one man was killed.

Baker Street is closed in both direction between Sumner and 21st Streets while police investigate. 

Police currently do not have any suspect information. 

Detectives are responding to the scene.

This is a breaking news story, check back for updates.