Names released for man, woman found shot to death in front yard

Kern County sheriff's deputies investigate a double homicide on Sterling Road and Pioneer Drive in Bakersfield, Calif. on Sunday, April 8, 2018. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The coroner on Wednesday released the names for two people found shot in the front yard of a home at Sterling Road and Pioneer Drive.

Jessica Soria, 23, and Jose Jesus Mendoza, 22, were shot Sunday morning.

Kern County deputies said over the weekend that they don't know what led to the shooting. The Sheriff's Office hasn't named a suspect.

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

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