UPDATE: Teen found dead in Delano vineyard died from gunshot wounds, KCSO confirms

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UPDATE (May 14): The Kern County Coroner’s Office has confirmed that Villarreal was killed from gunshot wounds.

UPDATE (5:19 p.m.): The Kern County Coroner’s Office identified the body found Thursday morning as 15-year-old Angel Manuel Haro Villareal.

Homicide detectives are investigating Villareal’s death.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110.


DELANO, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a body found in a vineyard this morning as a homicide.

The department said the body of a man was found by farmworkers in a vineyard at Cecil Avenue and Wallace Road near Delano at around 8 a.m. An initial examination of the body found signs of traumatic injuries.

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