Identity released for woman found dead outside Tommy’s Liquor Store

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The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified the dead woman found outside of Tommy’s Liquor Store yesterday morning as Sara Marie Bustamante, 38, from Bakersfield.

At 6:41 AM, officers found Bustamante laying on the ground at the back of the store property, on the 2500 Block of South Chester Avenue in Bakersfield.

The Kern County Coroner’s Office will conduct a postmortem examination to determine the cause and manner of her death.  

Anyone with more information on this case is encouraged to contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

Bustamante’s cousin started a Facebook page to raise money for a service, which can be found here.

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