At 5 p.m. Tuesday, deputies responded to a report of a man down in a dirt field south of residences in the 3300 block of Poplar Street in Rosamond.

When deputies arrived they found a dead man on the ground. The man has not been identified and an autopsy will be scheduled to attempt to determine cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff's Department at 861-3110 or Secret Witness at 322-4040. Anonymous text tips can be sent to TIP411 (847411); just type the keyword "KCSO" prior to the message.

- Kern County Sheriff's Department