A man was found dead in a home in Caliente Saturday afternoon and the sheriff’s office is investigating his death as suspicious.
The Kern County Fire Department responded to a call just before 5 p.m., Sat. in the 28000 block of J Street, in Caliente for a report of a deceased white male subject.
The coroner was dispatched to the scene after fire officials confirmed the man was dead.
The coroner’s office identified the man as 82-year-old Gary Griffen Allen.
Homicide detectives were called to the scene and began their investigation.
Anyone with information is urged to contact KCSO at 861-3110, or the Secret Witness line at 322-4040.