KCSO identifies victim of Lamont homicide

KCSO investigates the homicide of Fidel Rosario Osorio Vaquero in Lamont on Oct. 9, 2018. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

UPDATE: The Kern County coroner's office on Friday, Oct. 19, said the cause of death was determined to be blunt-force head injuries.


Fidel Rosario Osorio Vaquero, 58, was identified as the man who was killed Tuesday in Lamont.

The Kern County Coroner released the Lamont resident’s name Wednesday, but the cause and manner of death is still under investigation.

Kern County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday night that Joseline Rodriguez, 27, of Lamont, was arrested on suspicion of murder in the case.

KCSO responded to a 911 call around 2:20 p.m. Tuesday and found Vaquero at the rear of the property in the 7700 block of Florence Street.

Vaquero had traumatic injuries and lifesaving efforts failed. He was declared dead at the scene.

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