UPDATE: Man killed in stabbing at Motel 6 identified

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UPDATE: The man has been identified as 28-year-old Corey Wayne Thomas, coroner’s officials said.

UPDATE: BPD said a man was killed in a stabbing at the Motel 6 on Tuesday night.

The department said officers arrived at the scene at around 8:20 p.m. after receiving reports of a victim of a stabbing. Officers found a man who had suffered multiple stab wounds. The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he shortly succumbed to his injuries.

There is no suspect information at this time. Anyone with information about the stabbing is urged to call BPD at 661-327-7111.


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Bakersfield Police Department is investing a homicide at a motel in central Bakersfield Tuesday night.

Bakersfield Police is on scene at Motel 6 at 1350 Easton Drive.

This is a developing story.

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