Victim of deadly Candy Street assault identified

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UPDATE 3/12 — The Kern County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 34-year-old Elizabeth Keaveny of Bakersfield. Her official cause and manner of death are still pending, with the coroner only saying she was assaulted.

UPDATE 03/08 — The Bakersfield Police Department confirms Kevin Antrim faces murder and domestic violence charges following his arrest Friday. He is due in court Mar. 9 for arraignment. Antrim’s relationship to the victim has not been released.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A man was arrested Friday morning after a body was found inside a Bakersfield home, police said.

The Bakersfield Police Department said officers were sent to Candy Street west of Real Road after receiving reports of a man with blood on him walking down the street. The department said officers tased 30-year-old Kevin Antrim as they took him into custody after he barricaded himself inside a house.

Antrim was taken to a local hospital and subsequently arrested on suspicion of murder.

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