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Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
Tuesday February 21st, 2023 :: 05:54 a.m. PST


Kern County Sheriff's Office Investigating Suspicious Death

On 2/20/23 medical aid was summoned to a home in the Wasco area for an 18 month old not breathing.  The child was transported to Delano Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.  Sheriff Detectives are investigating as a suspicious death at this point.  No further information will be released pending the initial investigation by detectives. 
***Correction on previous release, medical aid responded to a residence in the Wasco area***

Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
1350 Norris Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93308

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Non-emergencies: 661-861-3110

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