Coroner identifies man’s body found in canal off Truxtun Avenue


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Coroner’s Office identified a man’s body found in a canal just off Truxtun Avenue on Tuesday.

The man was identified as 27-year-old Jairo Ulices Cordero.

His body was found in the canal in the 4100 block of Truxtun Avenue just after 1:30 p.m. on July 9.

A cause and manner of Cordero’s death was not released and is pending further examination.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Bakersfield Police Department at 327-7111.

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