UPDATE: KCSO identifies woman killed in east Bakersfield stabbing

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UPDATE: The woman killed in the incident has been identified by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office as 25-year-old Denysha Langston.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police have arrested a suspect in the stabbing death of a woman early Wednesday in east Bakersfield.

Leonard Herring Jr., 46, was arrested on suspicion of murder in the stabbing that happened around 1 a.m. in the 1500 block of Pacific Street, according to the Bakersfield Police Department. He was arrested at about 10:40 a.m. in the area of Flower and Haley streets.

The woman’s name has not yet been released. Police said a man was also wounded in the stabbing. He suffered minor injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Detective K. Cason at 326-3868 or the BPD at 327-7111.

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