Man found dead near baseball field in Oildale

Crime Watch

This story has been updated.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The man who was killed last month at Riverview Park in Oildale has been identified by the Kern County Coroner’s Office.

The man has been identified as Stanely Evans, 44, of Bakersfield, according to the coroner. He died from stab wounds and died at the scene.

On Oct. 22 deputies were called to Willow Drive near Riverview Park just after 10 p.m. for reports of a man down near the baseball field, according to the department. When deputies arrived they found Evans with “obvious trauma.”

Homicide detectives were called to the scene and took over the investigation.

There is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call KCSO at 661-861-3110.

By our count there have been 122 homicides in Kern County this year.

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