Kern County sheriff's detectives have spoken with a suspect in connection with a fatal stabbing in Oildale Wednesday evening but have not yet made an arrest, according to sheriff's officials. 

The stabbing happened at about 8:42 p.m. in the 1000 block of El Tejon Avenue, according to sheriff's officials. Deputies arrived to find a person suffering major injuries who later died at Kern Medical Center. 

The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin and will be released by the Kern County Coroner's Office.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Kern County Sheriff's Office at 861-3110 or Secret Witness at 322-4040.

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