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Friday, Dec 07 2012 08:16 PM

Body found partially buried in creek

By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

Sheriff's detectives are investigating the death of man who was found partially buried in a creek bed Friday morning, according to Kern County Sheriff's Office news release.

At about 8:30 a.m., a farm laborer working in an orchard on Whisler Road east of Highway 43 found the body in the bed of Poso Creek, according to the news release. The laborer told his supervisor, and the two called the sheriff's office.

The body appeared to have been partially buried for a while, according to the news release. The body has not yet been identified. An investigation is ongoing.

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

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