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BPD: Man's body recovered in backyard of Southwest Bakersfield home

Posted at 11:14 AM, Jan 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-24 12:22:57-05

A man's body has been found in the backyard of a home in Southwest Bakersfield.

On January 23, 2019, at about 7:45 a.m., the Bakersfield Police Department responded to a residence in the 6200 block of Hathaway Avenue, where possible human remains had been located in a rear yard.

When detectives arrived, they located the body of a deceased man.

The case is now being investigated as a suspicious death. The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending confirmation by the Coroner.

The investigation remains ongoing. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call BPD at (661) 327-7111.

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