BPD: Body located in canal off Truxtun Avenue


The Bakersfield Police Department worked with the Bakersfield Fire Department to recover a body from a canal.

Officials were called out to the 4100 block of Truxtun Avenue at about 1:18 p.m. for a body in the canal near the Bakersfield City Street Department and Bakersfield Garbage Pick up.

The Bakersfield Fire Department were called out to the scene to retrieve a body from the canal and when they arrived they found a deceased male in the water up against the canal grate.

The Kern County Coroner’s Office will release identity of the man along with the cause and manner of the death at a later time.

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