Two people arrested after body found in Southwest Bakersfield apartment


Bakersfield Police Department arrested two suspects in the killing of a man whose body was found in a Southwest Bakersfield apartment earlier this week.

Louie Perez, 45, was arrested at the scene of the crime, according to BPD. During the investigation, police obtained a search warrant for a second suspect. Daniel Animas, 36.  Animas was located and arrested at a home in Shafter on Thursday morning, according to police.

On Dec. 4, officers were called to the 1400 block of McDonald Way just after 8 p.m.  Bakersfield police Sgt. Christopher Feola said the body of a man, possibly between the ages of 18 and 30, was found inside an apartment.

The victim was not identified, and police did have not provided details about how the man died. 

We will update this story as we learn more information.

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