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Man found dead in office of dentist Robert Tupac

Wednesday, Apr 01 2015 10:04 AM

A person has been found dead, suffering from a gunshot wound, in the office of dentist Dr. Robert Tupac, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

The police would not release the person's identity pending notification of family, said Detective Justin Lewis.

Lewis also would not say whether the gunshot wound appeared to be self-inflicted.

Police responded to the office at 7:25 a.m. after getting a report of a man found dead, Lewis said.

The Dental Board of California filed an accusation accusing Tupac of negligence in the treatment of two patients three years ago. A long administrative hearing on the allegations was closely covered by The Californian in 2013 and 2014.


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