Man found dead in Rosamond home, suspect arrested


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.

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