Body found in water at Mill Creek park

Emergency crews are on scene after a man’s body was found early Thursday, July 5, 2018, in water at Mill Creek park in Bakersfield, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

UPDATE: The Kern County coroner on Friday identified this man as 26-year-old Patrick Ramond Anderson OKeefe. His cause of death has yet to be determined.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – A man’s body was found early Thursday morning floating in a canal at Central Park at Mill Creek.

Officers were called to the scene around 2 a.m., according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

Police didn’t identify the man or say how he died. That information will come from the Kern County coroner.

Anyone with information helpful to the investigation is asked to call police at (661) 327-7111.

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