Body found in Bakersfield-area orange grove

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A body has been discovered in an orange grove in the area of Breckenridge and Comanche.

Kern County homicide detectives are investigating after a farmworker found the body of an adult Hispanic man with obvious signs of trauma. Evidence at the scene points to a homicide, the sheriff's office said.

The man's name was withheld, and an autopsy is pending.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the sheriff's office at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness hotline at 322-4040. Anonymous text tips can be sent to TIP411 (847411). Type the keyword "KCSO" prior to the message.