Kern County coroner's office identifies man killed in east Bakersfield stabbing

Officers are on scene of a stabbing Thursday, April 5, 2018, on Baker Street in Bakersfield, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX photo/Steve Mills)

The Kern County coroner's office has identified the man who was stabbed in east Bakersfield as 56-year-old David Harold McNutt.

McNutt was found dead on April 5 on the 800 block of Baker Street.

Witnesses told police officers that a fight of some kind preceded McNutt being stabbed.

Police Sgt. John Rodrigues said officers are working to develop suspect information, “But the witness statements are pretty sketchy at this point."

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

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