Tehachapi, CA – The Kern County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 21800 block of Quail Springs Road in the Tehachapi areaon January 8th, at approximately 2:00 pm, to check the welfare of a resident.

When deputies arrived, they located a deceased 55-year-old woman with traumatic injuries.

Homicide detectives assumed the investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness Line at (661) 322-4040.