Bakersfield Police are investigating the murder after a man’s body is found on Marsh Street

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – Police said murder detectives are investigating after a man was found dead in a house on Marsh Street in East Bakersfield Wednesday night.

The department said the officers were called to a house on the 200 block on Marsh Street at around 9:45 p.m. to assist the house medical staff.

Officials found the body of 64-year-old John Baptiste Borda inside, and his death is being investigated as a murder. No further information was given about the incident.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Bakersfield Police at 661-327-7111.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story identified the man as Jean Baptiste Borda. The man’s name is John Baptiste Borda and has been identified by the coroner. The story has been updated.

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