Officials identified a dead body found inside a burning vehicle on the morning of July 27.
Moises Leon Rivera, 37 , of Bakersfield was found in a car in the 800 block of Karma Court, according to Kern County coroner.
Around 3:30 a.m. police were dispatched to help Bakersfield firefighters with a car fire. While putting out the fire crews found a man’s body in the passenger’s seat.
Bakersfield police homicide detectives are investigating the death as a homicide. The coroner will release the official cause and manner at a later time.
Police said the man’s body had what they called “suspicious injuries.”
Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact Bakersfield police at 327-7111.