Bakersfield police investigating homicide after man’s body found at Marsh Street home

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police said homicide detectives are investigating after a man was found dead inside a home Wednesday night on Marsh Street in East Bakersfield.

The department said officers were called to a home in the 200 block of Marsh Street at around 9:45 p.m. to assist medical personnel at the home.

Officers found the body of 64-year-old John Baptiste Borda inside, and his death is being investigating as a homicide. No other details were provided about the incident.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Bakersfield police at 661-327-7111.

CORRECTION: A previous version of this story identified the man as Jean Baptiste Borda. The man’s name is John Baptiste Borda and was identified by the county coroner. The story has been updated.

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