The suspect accused of killing a 78-year-old Bakersfield man was tracked down to Fontana and taken into custody Monday evening.

Alfredo Moralez Uiaz, 42, was transfered to Kern County and booked on suspicion of murder, according to Kern County sheriff's deputies.

Uiaz is accused of fatally shooting Antonio Perez in the backyard of Perez's residence in the 1500 block of Adena Street in southeast Bakersfield, deputies said. Perez was found dead April 8.

- The Californian