Bakersfield police discovered an unidentified person lying dead near the 1400 block of Union Avenue Saturday morning.

The person's body showed "some signs of trauma," according to a news release from the Bakersfield Police Department.

A patrol officer found the body at about 5 a.m. after being flagged down by an unidentified person walking in the area.

Anyone with information about the case is urged to contact the department at 326-3711.