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Coroner: Tehachapi woman shot in head, death ruled homicide

Posted at 8:44 AM, Jun 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-05 18:12:01-04

The Kern County Coroner's Office has identified the woman whose body was found in a home in Tehachapi on Friday.

The coroner's office reports the body of 23-year-old Cheyenne Sara Watkins was found in a home in the area of Kid Place and Westwood Boulevard on Friday. 

Homicide investigators were called to the scene and took over the investigation. 

Watkins died of a gunshot wound to the head, according to the coroner's office.