Peace disturbance leads to homicide investigation in NW Bakersfield

Homicide detectives have assumed an investigation after a death in northwest Bakersfield early Sunday morning.

Deputies found a 32-year-old man unresponsive where they had been sent to a peace disturbance on Michele Avenue near Verdugo Lane.

Deputies were unsuccessful in their life-saving efforts.

An investigation is underway, and the cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy.

Anyone with information helpful to the case is encouraged to call the Kern County Sheriff's Office at (661) 861-3110.

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