ROSAMOND – A 31-year-old man was found dead with trauma to his body inside a Rosamond residence Saturday afternoon, authorities said.
It was reported around 5:15 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in the 2000 block of Alexander Avenue, according to sources.
“Deputies from the Rosamond substation were dispatched to a suspicious circumstances investigation… Deputies arrived on scene and located a deceased subject with trauma to the body inside the residence,” the news release states.
“Deputies also located a [man] who resides at the residence in a bedroom who had a misdemeanour warrant for his arrest,” the news release states.
The man, 32-year-old Jaime Briseno Perez, was taken to sheriff’s headquarters in Bakersfield, where he was interviewed by detectives.
Perez was subsequently arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder and providing false identification to peace officers, according to inmate records.
The victim was later identified as 31-year-old Kyle Ramirez of Rosamond, according to the Kern County coroner.
Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness line at 661-322-4040.