KCSO investigate suspicious death on Potomac Avenue in East Bakersfield

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The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death in East Bakersfield near the La Colonia Mexican restaurant.

Deputies are in the 1800 block of Potomac Avenue.

Homicide detectives told a 17 News crew at the scene, they were called out at around 2 p.m. for reports of a suspicious death.

The block is home to the former La Colonia restaurant which closed its doors about two months ago at the end of January.

Investigators have closed off the area and expect to keep it closed until around 6 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call KCSO at 861-3110.

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