Kern County sheriff's investigators are looking into the death of a man in northwest Bakersfield.

Sheriff's officials said the man is believed to have died by suicide, but homicide detectives are investigating "due to the totality of the circumstances." 

Deputies found the body of the man, whose name has not yet been released, at about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday after being called to the 15000 block of Tallus Ranch Drive. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 861-3110.

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