UPDATE: Lake Isabella deaths a homicide and suicide, coroner rules

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UPDATE: Reports by the Kern County coroner’s office found that 45-year-old Larry Karkkainen’s death was a homicide, while the 19-year-old Larry Karkkainen’s death was ruled a suicide. Both died from gunshot wounds. 17 News reached out the Kern County Sheriff’s Office for more information.


LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (KGET) — Two people were found dead at the same location Monday evening and autopsies are planned to determine how they died, according to the coroner’s office.

Larry William Karkkainen, 45, and Larry Davin Karkkainen, 19, were found dead about 10:19 p.m. on Cherry Street, a coroner’s release said. No other information was released regarding their deaths.

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