UPDATE: Woman found dead in Lamont died from gunshot wound

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UPDATE: KCSO has confirmed that Fernandez died from a gunshot wound to the head.

UPDATE: KCSO has identified the woman killed as 36-year-old Lorena Fernandez.

LAMONT, Calif. (KGET) — Kern County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called out to the area of School Street and Myrtle just after 6 A.M. on Saturday.

Deputies were on scene for about three hours investigating what they’re calling, the suspicious death of a person.

The identity of the victim has not been released. Homicide detectives are investigating the case.

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