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Victim identified after stabbing in Central Bakersfield

Posted at 2:41 PM, Dec 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-27 17:41:29-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The victim of a stabbing in Central Bakersfield has been identified.

According to BPD, 57-year-old Willie Earl Davis of Bakersfield was stabbed in the 100 block of T Street around 10 p.m. on December 20. He was taken to Kern Medical where he later died.

A postmortem examination was conducted and the cause of death was a stab wound to his chest. Davis' death is being investigated as a homicide.