Man's body found in south Bakersfield backyard

Police are investigating a body that was found in the backyard of a home in Bakersfield, Calif., on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

Bakersfield police said they have found the body of a man in the backyard of a home in south Bakersfield.

BPD got a call around 7:30 a.m. about possible human remains found in a backyard.

Police Sgt. Brian Holcombe confirmed around 5:30 p.m. that it was a human body.

It was found at a home on Hathaway Avenue.

The incident is being investigated as a suspicious death.

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

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