Man dead from stabbing at south Bakersfield motel

Kern County sheriff's deputies are investigating a deadly stabbing at the Bakersfield Lodge in Bakersfield, Calif., on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

A man was fatally stabbed Tuesday night outside the Bakersfield Lodge on South Union Avenue.

Deputies said the man had become involved in a fight with another person. The man was stabbed during the fight, and he attempted to drive away from the area.

He was later found by two people bystanders who flagged down officers.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic man, about 35 years old, and 5-foot-8 and 185 pounds. He was wearing a white tank top and dark shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness hotline at 322-4040.

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