UPDATE: Body found in Lamont being investigated as homicide, may be connected to BPD investigation

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UPDATE (12:58 p.m.): The Bakersfield Police Department said officers were sent to the scene at around 9:40 a.m., as the death may be connected to one of their existing investigations.

No specifics have been provided at this time on what investigation the death may be part of. The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the case is being turned over to BPD, which is investigating the death as a homicide.

LAMONT, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death in Lamont.

The department said the body of a manwas found in an orchard near the area of Di Giorgio and Fairfax roads at around 6:45 a.m. This article will be updated once more information becomes available.

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