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By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
The body discovered Sunday in the desert near California City remains unidentified, and police have not determined a cause of death or identity.
Lt. Frank Huizar of the California City Police Department said the body, discovered by off-road enthusiasts about five miles east of Silver Saddle, was located about a mile from the nearest paved road. There are no residences in the area, he said.
The body, he said, "had been out there a while."
An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.
Anyone with information about this case can contact Sgt. Hightower or Detective Bishop at the California City Police Department at (760) 373-8606.