Second body found in Neenach area

  • [photo by Gary Meyer, The Mountain Enterprise]

    [photo by Gary Meyer, The Mountain Enterprise]

By Gary Meyer, TME

The second body in two weeks was found near Neenach on Sunday, Aug. 3. The crime scene this time was up a dusty desert road, four miles north of Highway 138, at Gaskell Road and 260th Street West.

Investigators had marked off the site, about 100 yards from a red 2000 Nissan Frontier pickup truck, where a male driver appeared to have been shot through the vehicle’s windshield.

The man’s age is 38, but his identity…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

Photo captions:

Kern County Homicide detectives examine the road surface leading to the victim’s vehicle.

Bullets appear to have passed through the windshield of the victim’s truck on the driver’s side.

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