Decator Trail Death Called ‘Suspicious’

FRAZIER PARK, Calif., Tuesday, May 27, 11:10 a.m.—(UPDATE) The official cause and manner of death in the case of Kenny Wayne Aronson is pending results of toxicology tests. According to John Van Rensselaer of the Kern County Coroner’s Office, who responded to The Mountain Enterprise’s question of whether physical trauma was a significant factor, "We cannot rule anything out until toxicology results are available, but I can tell you that physical trauma was not a primary factor in his death." According to sheriff’s deputies in Frazier Park, when firefighters arrived for a "heart failure" call on the evening of May 23, they saw "something suspicious" and homicide detectives were called.

FRAZIER PARK, Calif., Saturday, May 24, 9:05 a.m.— Kenny Wayne Aronson, 53 of Frazier Park, was found dead in a Frazier Park home on Decator Trail, Friday evening, May 23 at 7:22 p.m. in what the Kern County Sheriff’s Department has termed a suspicious death. An autopsy is pending to determine cause and manner of death. Updates will be posted to this page on and in The Mountain Enterprise newspaper.

This is part of the May 23, 2008 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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