DELANO — A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman whose body was found in a field.
The Delano Police Department said on Friday, the investigation led detectives to the residence of 28-year-old Leonardo Felix at around 4 p.m., where he was subsequently arrested. During an interview, the department said Felix confessed to murdering 39-year-old Tina Anne Gutierrez.
Gutierrez’ body was found on Thursday in the area of County Line Road and Road 128. No information has been provided at this time regarding cause of death.
Felix was booked into the Kern County Jail on suspicion of murder and second-degree robbery. He also had a county warrant out for his arrest for driving with a suspended license and failure to appear in court. He is due in court on Wednesday.