Southwest Bakersfield

Coroner: Man found by roommate had been strangled

Coroner: Man found by roommate had been strangled

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A 53-year-old man whose body was found Sept. 20 by his roommate had been strangled.

The Kern County coroner's office released the cause of death Wednesday for Terrence Tsitakis. He died at a home on the 3900 block of Bianchi Way.

The sheriff's office is investigating the death as a homicide. The department hasn't named a motive or suspect.