Detectives investigate child death in Ridgecrest


Kern County Sheriff’s Department homicide detectives are leading an investigation into the death of a 16-month-old in Ridgecrest.

According to the sherif’s department, the child was taken into the Ridgecrest Regional Hospital on Friday morning where the toddler later died.

KCSO has not released additional information at this time.

Anyone with information on the case is encouraged to call KSCO at 661-861-3110, or to remain anonymous, call 661-322-4040. 

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